Voter-Approved Prop 57 May Speed End To Federal Oversight Of CA PrisonsVoters' approval of Gov. Brown's sentencing reform initiative may give California the long-term fix it needs to end a long legal battle over prison conditions.
Gov. Brown Fights Federal Order On California Prison Population CapGov. Jerry Brown is challenging a federal court order that California further reduce its inmate population to improve prison conditions, reigniting a legal battle that already once reached the U.S. Supreme Court.