Mark Martin

Reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

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Sacramento-based reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, covering the prison system

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State Superior Court Judge Gail Ohanesian says Governor Schwarzenegger has violated the law and the constitution by  transferring prisoners out of state  to ease overcrowding.  The…

Judge Rules Governor's Interstate Prison Transfers Illegal

State Superior Court Judge Gail Ohanesian says Governor Schwarzenegger has violated the law and the constitution by transferring prisoners out of state to ease overcrowding.  The…

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