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Suicides at California women's prison prompts calls for oversight




The California Institution for Women in Corona.
The California Institution for Women in Corona.
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A rise in suicides among women prisoners in California has prompted calls for authorities to step up efforts to combat the trend. The attention comes after four women in the past 18 months killed themselves at a prison in San Bernadino County.

For a look at more, we're joined by Jane Kahn, an attorney who represents prisoners with serious mental health issues in the class action suit Coleman vs. Brown.