Is Paris the Only One Getting Out Early?
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Today LA County Supervisors gave Sheriff Lee Baca a week to report back on the Paris Hilton debacle - they want to know if her early release amounted to special celebrity treatment. However, a lot of other questions need to be answered.
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Why are so many other inmates released before their sentences have been served? What’s the state of medical treatment for the seriously ill? Is Baca the only one who’s at fault? What about the state of California and the supervisors themselves? We'll get some surprising answers tonight on WWLA.
- Andrew Blankstein: Reporter for the Los Angeles Times, @anblanx
- Melinda Bird: Senior council at the ACLU of Southern California
- Joan Petersilia: Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine
- Mike Webb: City Attorney of Redondo Beach
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