Drug that can cure most people with hepatitis C in 12 weeks comes at a high cost: $1,000 a pill.
Ruling declares system ‘dysfunctional’ and vacates a death sentence imposed nearly 20 years ago.
As a result of the ACA, more inmates will be able to get access to immediate care when they’re out.
Early inmate releases began two weeks ago, according to a Los Angeles Times report released Tuesday.
Prisoners’ rights group says, despite progress, dozens of counties still have not met letter of 2013 law.
Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.
Facing a court-ordered April deadline, state says it needs more time to cut number of inmates.
Court says it will act in next 30 days on state’s request to delay complying with limit on inmates.
The decision leaves Gov. Jerry Brown with one last option to persuade a lower court to intervene.
Brown and legislative leaders agree to pass competing plans to meet court order to cut prison population.