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Texas Monthly in-depth article argues Texas prisons must be returned to disciplinary code courts recently said were cruel; new discipline code has made the prisons more dangerous, quadrupled costs and made it more difficult to control prisoners.
San Diego Union explains how county central jail is overcrowded even at the court-ordered cap of 750 prisoners; series tells of jail's run-down condition and tells how misdemeanor bookings are banned and sentences reduced when jail is full.
Labor Pulse finds California's prison workers complaining of low pay, bad treatment.
Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.) gives a portrait of the prisoners and staff at a state mental hospital/prison and examines the impact the facility has on the neighborhood where it is located.