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October 7, 2009

Keeping up with the corrections crisis news in California

At least on the surface, the prison crowding problem and the litigation it has generated has been relative calm the last few weeks.  But as highlighted by these recent posts from the California Corrections Crisis, there is still plenty going on and worth discussing:

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Prison Crisis: Long Sentences, More Prisoners

Guests: Ryan King, policy analyst for the Sentencing Project

Paul Pfingst, criminal defense attorney and former San Diego County district attorney

Gary Nichols, Supervisor, Writs and Appeals, San Diego County Public Defender's Office

Robert Robinson, senior case manager, United African American Ministerial Action Council

Posted by: George | Oct 7, 2009 3:54:35 PM

The CDCR Annual Report suggests the same thing discussed in this concept of the churn we do with a reasonably stable population under criminal justice supervision in this state:

http://prisonersall.wordpress.com/2009/10/01/we-need-a-better-way-to-make-butter/

Posted by: Z. Brockway | Oct 8, 2009 3:41:41 PM

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