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High Court Rules on Prison Segregation

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High Court Rules on Prison Segregation

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High Court Rules on Prison Segregation

High Court Rules on Prison Segregation

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The Supreme Court rules against the practice of racially segregating inmates at state prisons. The California Department of Corrections officially maintains that segregation is only temporary — but correctional officers have said otherwise.

Guests:

David Savage, The Los Angeles Times

Paige Austin, Press Enterprise newspaper in Riverside, Calif.