Tuesday, May 24, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court orders massive inmate release to relieve California's crowded prisons

 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California must remove tens of thousands of inmates from its prison rolls in the next two years, and state officials vowed to comply, saying they hoped to do so without setting any criminals free.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-court-prisons-20110524,0,2973297.story