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Court rejects Gov. Brown's bid to end judicial oversight of CA prisons




A trio of federal judges ruled Thursday that California must continue to reduce its prison population.
A trio of federal judges ruled Thursday that California must continue to reduce its prison population.
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In January, Governor Brown declared that the state's prison crisis is over, and that measures meant to reduce overcrowding were no longer needed. But just yesterday, a federal panel of judges rejected that claim. 

They've given the governor just three weeks to come up with a plan to further reduce prison populations. For more we're joined by KPCC's Sacramento reporter Julie Small.