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Divided High Court Orders Calif. to Ease Overcrowding in...

Clip: 05/23/2011 | 7m 34s

The high court ruled 5-4 Monday that the packed living conditions in California prisons violate the ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle explains.

Aired: 05/23/11

Rating: NR

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