Take Two for April 12, 2013

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

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A trio of federal judges ruled Thursday that California must continue to reduce its prison population.

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.


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