Heidi Rummel

Professor of Law and Director of the Post-Conviction Justice Project at USC

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Professor of Law at the University of Southern California and Director of its Post-Conviction Justice Project

Heidi Rummel on KCRW

At its peak, California had 173,000 prisoners in a system built to house half that many people. Prisoners were sleeping on top of each other in hallways and gyms.

The transformation of the California prison system

At its peak, California had 173,000 prisoners in a system built to house half that many people. Prisoners were sleeping on top of each other in hallways and gyms.

from Greater LA

32 years ago, Mary Virginia Jones went to prison for murder. She was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for her involvement in the killing of a drug dealer.

Free After 32 Years

32 years ago, Mary Virginia Jones went to prison for murder. She was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for her involvement in the killing of a drug dealer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On his last night in office, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reduced the prison sentence of Esteban Núñez from 16 years to seven.

Schwarzenegger's Final Day Pardons

On his last night in office, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reduced the prison sentence of Esteban Núñez from 16 years to seven.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

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After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

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Each year the Lown Institute calls for nominations from health care experts, journalists and others.

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LA County became the first in the nation to hit 1 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.

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Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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