Sharon Dolovich

UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program

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Professor and faculty director at the UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program

Sharon Dolovich on KCRW

The incoming Mayor of Adelanto, on Highway 395 in the Mojave Desert, says three existing private prisons give the town the “stigma of a prison city.”

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The incoming Mayor of Adelanto, on Highway 395 in the Mojave Desert, says three existing private prisons give the town the “stigma of a prison city.”

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The overcrowding of California’s state prisons led Governor Schwarzenegger to declare a state of emergency late  last year .

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The overcrowding of California’s state prisons led Governor Schwarzenegger to declare a state of emergency late last year .

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