Matthew Cate

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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The US Supreme Court has ruled that California's overcrowded prisons constitute cruel and unusual punishment.

Prisons, Jails and Alternative Punishments

The US Supreme Court has ruled that California's overcrowded prisons constitute cruel and unusual punishment.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Tens of thousands of nonviolent felons will be serving time in county jails instead of state prisons.  That's  the law  signed by Governor Brown last night.  The catch is that, without…

Non-Violent Felons to Move from State Prison to County Jail

Tens of thousands of nonviolent felons will be serving time in county jails instead of state prisons.  That's the law signed by Governor Brown last night.  The catch is that, without…

from Which Way, L.A.?

A three-judge federal panel has found that California’s prisons are overcrowded to the point where inmates die almost on a daily basis. It’s ordered that prison populations be reduced.

Reforming the California Prison System

A three-judge federal panel has found that California’s prisons are overcrowded to the point where inmates die almost on a daily basis. It’s ordered that prison populations be reduced.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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