City Visions California Prisons Governor Jerry Brown http://kalw.org en Realignment: A Seismic Shift in California’s Prison Policy http://kalw.org/post/realignment-seismic-shift-california%E2%80%99s-prison-policy <p><b>Host:</b> Joseph Pace</p><p><b>Producer:</b> Lisa Denenmark<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p><p>In May of this year, the US Supreme Court deemed California&rsquo;s prisons to be dangerously overcrowded. Concern about inhumane conditions that violate the eighth amendment led to the mandate that California reduce its prison population by up to forty thousand by the year 2014.</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 6804 at http://kalw.org