California Gov. Ordered to Begin Releasing Prison Inmates Immediately

KTLA - Los Angeles

A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately begin releasing inmates from the state`s crowded prisons.

In a 52-page order signed by U.S. District Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Lawrence Karlton and Thelton Henderson, the court ordered Brown to expand good-time credits that allow inmates to finish their prison terms early.

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