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New prison population reduction law is a step in the right direction

New prison population reduction law is a step in the right direction

Calvin Ratana

September 23, 2013

In an effort to comply with a federal court demand for California to reduce its prison population, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law with two plans to reduce the population size in prisons. The law orders either the relocation of non-violent prisoners to mental health and substance abuse facilities or the relocation of pris...

California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and leaves students hanging

Hansook Oh

September 19, 2012

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon might have more youth spending time behind bars than behind the desk. There is no need to imagine this kind of society; this is our reality. Th...

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