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Contempt Of Court

Gov. Jerry Brown (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown’s Appeal Of Prison Ruling Could Be Difficult

Gov. Jerry Brown’s continued defiance of a federal court order to reduce the state’s inmate population could face a difficult time in the appeals process because the U.S. Supreme Court has already weighed in on the matter, a legal expert said Friday.

04/12/2013

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Judges Deny Calif. Bid To End Prison Oversight

A federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov. Jerry Brown’s request to lift a court-ordered prison population cap and threatened him and other state officials with contempt of court if they fail to comply.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2013

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