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California's overcrowded jails

Describing conditions in California's overcrowded jails as "woefully and constitutionally inadequate", a federal panel has ordered the Golden State to reduce its prison population of 170,000 by a quarter.

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Our guests today are Donald Specter, director of the California-based Prison Law Office, which offers legal advice to inmates, and Gallagher Fenwick, FRANCE 24's correspondent in Los Angeles.
 

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