July 11, 2013 Allegations that 148 female prisoners underwent tubal ligation surgeries without the state's required approval emerged in the past week. Some inmates said they were pressured into undergoing the sterilization procedure.
A watchtower rises above the maximum security complex at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif.
July 11, 2013 Thousands of prisoners across the state are expressing solidarity with inmates being held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison in Northern California.
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May 26, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arab Spring, Israel and the peace process, and reduction in California's prison population. In our second hour, the art and business of audio books, and Gen. Ratko Mladic's arrest.
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