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Ex-Judge Will Oversee Inmate Releases, If Needed

Federal judges have selected a former state appellate judge to determine which state prison inmates will go free if the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown fails to meet mandated population deadlines.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Judges Extend Deadline To Reduce Prison Population

A panel of federal judges has extended California’s deadline to cut its prison population until April 18.

12/11/2013

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Calif. Prison Crowding Deadline Extended 1 Month

Federal judges on Monday gave California an additional month to reduce its prison population, as negotiations continue over a longer-term delay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Judges Extend Deadline For Reducing Calif.’s Prison Population

Federal judges agreed Tuesday to extend an end-of-year deadline for reducing California’s prison population in hopes of finding a long-term solution to an overcrowding crisis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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California Seeks 3-Year Delay In Inmate Releases

Gov. Jerry Brown asked federal judges on Monday for a three-year delay in their requirement that the state release thousands of inmates by year’s end to ease prison overcrowding.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

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Calif. To Ask US High Court To Reject Inmate Reduction Order

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration filed notice Monday that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh-in on the long-running prison population case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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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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