Supreme Court to California: Cut Prison Population

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The U.S. Supreme Court today endorsed a court order requiring California to cut its prison population by tens of thousands of inmates to relieve overcrowding. We discuss the issue.

Guests:

Donald Specter, director of the Prison Law Office and lead attorney in the case

Jim Nielsen, member of the California State Assembly (R, 2nd District) and former chairman of the Board of Prison Terms

Scott Shafer, reporter for KQED Public Radio

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