How Calif. props could reverse the effects of tough-on-crime laws

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Prop 57 would allow early parole for inmates who’ve committed nonviolent crimes. Prop 64 would legalize marijuana and release some people who are serving time for marijuana-related offenses. Both measures play into a broader narrative that California has had over the past few year that “tough on crime” may be too tough.

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Guests:
John Myers - Los Angeles Times - @johnmyers, Michael B. Salerno - Professor, Director

Hosts:
Madeleine Brand, KCRW Staff

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy