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California high court questions Brown's prison measure

May 05, 2016 | NewsLinks
California Supreme Court justices questioned Thursday whether Gov. Jerry Brown made sweeping changes to an existing ballot proposal that shortchanged voters in his bid to put his plan to reduce the state's prison population on the November ballot.
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Supreme court appears leery of bid to block Brown parole measure

May 05, 2016 | NewsLinks
An effort to block Gov. Jerry Brown’s ballot initiative to make some nonviolent felons eligible for early release came under heavy skepticism from the California Supreme Court on Thursday, with several justices suggesting Brown acted within his discretion in the controversial way he filed the measure.
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DAs fire back at Brown's Supreme Court appeal

March 25, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Lawyers for the California District Attorneys Association have filed a response to Gov. Jerry Brown's emergency appeal to the state Supreme Court, arguing that Brown's sentencing reform measure is unlikely to gather the needed signatures to place it on the November ballot, rendering the appeal moot.
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