California Sheds Prisoners but Grapples With Courts

NY Times article on the current state of California prisons.  The state has made significant positive change in reducing its population and improving conditions, but is it too early for oversight to end?  “Critics [of the prison system], including the lawyers who sued the state on behalf of prisoners, say that many of the changes are nothing more than cosmetic and that the system still does not provide adequate care to physically or mentally ill inmates.”

Read the article here.

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