In the Face of Drought, California Prisons Are Restricting Inmates' Shower and Toilet Use
As part of drought controls imposed across California, inmates in the state's overcrowded prison system—some of whom depend on showers to wash their clothes—are feeling the difference.
California Wants to Reduce Prison Overcrowding, Yet Keeps Women Locked Up
In 2011, California introduced a program that gives low-level female prisoners a way to go home and care for their families, with the added benefit of reduced overcrowding in penitentiaries. The problem: few eligible inmates are permitted to take...