Tomorrow: SCOTUS to Hear Oral Argument in California Prison Overcrowding Case (via Prison Law Blog)

5 Dec

Tomorrow's the day when the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Schwarzenegger v. Plata, the class-action lawsuit over California's prison overcrowding crisis. The Wall Street Journal has an overview here, and the Los Angeles Times explains why this case will have ramifications beyond the Golden State: Lawyers for 18 other states, including Illinois, Pennsylvania and Virginia, joined in support of California's appeal, saying they … Read More

via Prison Law Blog


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