California Prison Overcrowding

California Prison Secretary Seeks Delay In Inmate Court OrderCalifornia's corrections secretary says the state will have no choice but to move about 4,000 inmates to private prisons in other states if federal judges refuse to postpone a court-ordered population cap.
Stockton Medical Facility Won't Put Dent In Prison PopulationThe health-care facility will house and treat up to 1,700 inmates by providing much-needed medical, mental and dental care.
Supreme Court Appears Ready To Endorse Moving Thousands Of California PrisonersThe Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to endorse an order calling on California to move thousands of inmates out of its overcrowded prisons so that those who remain get adequate health care.
Supreme Court To Hear CA Prison Crowding CaseIn a case pitting states rights against the power of the federal judiciary, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about a federal court order requiring California to release inmates from its overcrowded prisons.