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Prison Populations and Realignment

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California has failed to reduce the overcrowding of state prisons to the point where it's no longer so dangerous that it's unconstitutional. Three federal judges want a list of inmates who could be released before their sentences have been completed, and the state has until Friday to come up with it, though that's very unlikely. We hear what that could mean for prisons, county jails and prospect of designing more cost effective ways of punishing those convicted of crimes. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the Arab Spring gets a new look in Egypt.

Banner image: California Department of Corrections