Jeffrey Beard

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Calif. inmates end hunger strike after 2 months

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California inmates have ended a nearly two-month hunger strike to protest the prison system’s isolation policies, prison officials said Thursday. All inmates began accepting prison-issued meals, Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said. […]

09/05/2013

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Calif. considers speeding up inmate releases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is considering speeding up the release of some inmates while allowing other inmates with a violent history to become firefighters, under a proposal to cut crowding in state prisons Gov. […]

05/03/2013

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