Supreme Court Could Weigh in on California Prison Issues
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide this week whether it will review a decision by three federal judges to force the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to reduce the prison population by one-quarter. J. Clark Kelso, the federally appointed prison health care receiver, said that overcrowding is the cause of inadequate prison health care.
- "Who Should Control California's Prison Budget? U.S. Supreme Court May Weigh In" (Williams, Los Angeles Times, 6/12).