The U-S Supreme Court has told the state it must reduce its prison population to 137 percent of design capacity. The state got most of the way there. In January, Governor Brown filed a motion asking the court to essentially say, that’s good enough.
CA has 21 days to submit a plan to reach the 137% cap on prison population, or face contempt of court chages.
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