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Many Jails Not Complying With State Law on Shackling Pregnant Inmates

February 18, 2014 | 4:52 pm

Many Jails Not Complying With State Law on Shackling Pregnant Inmates

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Prisoners’ rights group says, despite progress, dozens of counties still have not met letter of 2013 law.

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To Avoid Prison, Move to One of These Counties

July 30, 2012 | 3:49 pm

To Avoid Prison, Move to One of These Counties

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Want to avoid prison? Then stay in the Bay Area. That’s one conclusion you might draw from a massive database assembled by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice on the people behind bars in each county. As part of its California Sentencing Institute project on Monday, the center unveiled an interactive map that shows […]

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