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Report says Prop. 47 has eased overcrowding early release issues

April 18, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A report from the Public Policy Institute of California found Prop. 47 has reduced the practice of "capacity releases" forced by overcrowding, allowing counties to keep more serious offenders behind bars, though some sheriff's departments weren't prepared to endorse all of the nonprofit think tank's findings.

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2017 State of the Judiciary
Video with transcript of the Chief Justice's 2017 State of the Judiciary presented on Mar 27, 2017.
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