Inmates at Chino State Prison sit inside a metal cage in December, 2010. Inmates wait in the cages to be assigned permanent housing or for medical, mental health or other appointments.
Throughout California, counties are bracing for an influx of inmates and parolees now under state control. It's called realignment, and it's part of Governor Brown's plan to reduce prison overcrowding. A new report says realignment will help reduce the inmate population -- but not as fast as courts are demanding.
Host Scott Shafer talks to Barry Krisberg, director of the Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at UC Berkeley.
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