In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom. Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a Nov. 8 ballot measure, Proposition 57, that would make it easier for some felons to gain parole.
In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom. Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a Nov. 8 ballot measure, Proposition 57, that would make it easier for some felons to gain parole. Rich Pedroncelli AP
In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom. Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a Nov. 8 ballot measure, Proposition 57, that would make it easier for some felons to gain parole. Rich Pedroncelli AP
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