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Does Prison Decision Violate States' Rights?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

MAY 25, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, effectively putting the federal courts in charge of California prisons, directly involved the question of states' rights. The decision, Brown vs. Plata, mandated that from 38,000 to 46,000 must be released because overcrowd...