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Court Considers Calif. Prison Mental Health Care

A federal judge in Sacramento is set to hear arguments Wednesday over Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to regain state control of inmate mental health care after 18 years of federal oversight and billions of dollars spent to improve treatment.

03/27/2013

State Investigating Prison Psychiatrist Who Made $800,000 Last Year

A California prison psychiatrist who was paid more than $800,000 last year is under investigation and suspended amid allegations that time records were falsified, it was reported Wednesday.

12/12/2012