CALIFORNIA — The Golden State could give 76,000 inmates — including violent and repeat felons — an opportunity to exit prison early if they exhibited “good conduct.” The state hoped to further trim its prison population in what was once the nation’s largest state correctional system.
That decision has drawn ire from 44 district attorneys across the state. They filed a civil lawsuit last week against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop the correction system from awarding “good conduct” credits to the 76,000 state prison inmates.
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