Judges Push State to Cut Prison Population

Two federal judges in Sacramento took the first step toward capping California's state prison population Monday. The judges decided to convene a panel to look into whether that would be the best way to reduce overcrowding in state prisons. If the judges decide it is, then prison officials and state lawmakers will have to find ways to comply -- and fast. KPCC's Julie Small reports one way to do it is to reform California's parole polices.

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