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Federal Judge Tells California Prison Crowding Data Is Public

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· Story link A federal magistrate rejected an effort by California’s prisons department to limit the amount of information on…

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A federal magistrate rejected an effort by California’s prisons department to limit the amount of information on the state’s overcrowded prisons may be made public at a hearing on whether to cap the prison population. Judge John Moulds said only documents that clearly would jeopardize prison security if they were made public should remain secret. (6/23/08)