prison realignment http://ijpr.org en California Gets More Time On Prison Overcrowding http://ijpr.org/post/california-gets-more-time-prison-overcrowding <p>California's deadline to cut its prison population has been extended until April 18th.</p><p></p><p>A panel of federal judges previously had moved the deadline to February while a court-appointed mediator works to find a long-term solution with Governor Jerry Brown's administration and attorneys representing inmates. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:44:03 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 4567 at http://ijpr.org California Gets More Time On Prison Overcrowding Violence Increasing In California County Jails http://ijpr.org/post/violence-increasing-california-county-jails <p>California County jails have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.</p><p></p><p>Assault records requested by The Associated Press show that many of the 10 counties that account for 70 percent of California's total jail population have experienced a surge in the number of inmate fights and attacks on jail employees. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:46:00 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 3890 at http://ijpr.org Violence Increasing In California County Jails