Martin Hoshino

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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Acting Undersecretary of Operations for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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In 20011, the US Supreme Court ruled that overcrowding in California's prisons was " cruel and unusual punishment " with suicidal inmates held in cages without toilets and with…

Stand-Off between the Courts, Governor on Prison Overcrowding

In 20011, the US Supreme Court ruled that overcrowding in California's prisons was " cruel and unusual punishment " with suicidal inmates held in cages without toilets and with…

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