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Resource ID: #15079
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Los Angeles Times
Date: July 5 - Dec. 30, 1998



The ongoing series of stories, focuses on the abuse and unjustified shootings of inmates by prison guards, broke ground far beyond previous reporting on the garpantuan corrections system. The series, which also exposed negligence, coverups and shortsighted policymaking, forced the state's top officials to make unprecedented reforms.

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