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Bailing on jails: Newsom acted to close down 4 state prisons. How many more can he shut?

CALIFORNIA USED TO need lots and lots of prisons. Big prisons, little prisons, prisons with special cells for gang leaders and prisons for those convicted of nonviolent financial chicanery. There were so many prisoners packed into so many prisons that federal courts intervened, mandating that the state find a way to alleviate the overcrowding. At […]