A new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.
California’s attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state’s death penalty.
The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.
According to one report, as yet unconfirmed, five inmates have escaped from Madera County Department of Corrections in the Central Valley.
Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen is being sued over a decision she made in 2011 that said tens of thousands of criminals who are serving their sentences under community supervision are ineligible to vote.
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