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Realignment is Here — Counties to Receive Non-Violent Criminals From State

September 29, 2011 | 1:49 pm

Realignment is Here — Counties to Receive Non-Violent Criminals From State

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Starting this weekend, under a new law, AB 109, counties will be responsible for non-violent criminals and parolees instead of the state. The reason for the shift? The state’s prisons are “bursting with people,” The California Report’s Scott Shafer told KQED’s Mina Kim yesterday. Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to reduce […]

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