Today the Governor submitted a request to the federal court overseeing the massive federal prison litigation to place everything on hold on the ground that the state has already sufficiently complied and that further releases may negatively impact public safety.
Whatever becomes of California state prison inmate population reduction, and the related AB 109 realignment releases, those inmates lucky enough to get second chances face tough (but not insurmountable) challenges when they get outside.
The challenges cut across all aspects of life including the ability to get a job, a place to say and the tools to cope with stress so they don't re-offend.
It you are among the lucky ones given second chances one way or another, we at California Police Brutality Lawyers are with you! Our page Second Chances highlights some of the legal methods and organizations that can help you get back on your feet and make the most out of your second chance.