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California Will Release Up To 8,000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus

California Will Release Up To 8,000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus

BILL CHAPPELL California will release up to 8,000 prisoners this summer, in an effort to create more space and prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in prisons. News of the plan comes after more than a third of the inmates and staff at the San Quentin prison in the San Francisco Bay […]

Thousands of California inmates could go free

Thousands of California inmates could go free

By James Poulos Nearly 10,000 inmates could leave California prisons within four years, another consequence of the state’s long struggle with the judicial system over the way it incarcerates convicts.  “As the state prison population comes close to exceeding a court-mandated limit, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is pursuing new regulations that aim to […]