Inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison, Sacramento, in Folsom in 2013. In a major setback for Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping prison and parole initiative, a judge on Wednesday ruled the measure was improperly filed, barring the state attorney general from issuing ballot language necessary for supporters to start collecting signatures.
Inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison, Sacramento, in Folsom in 2013. In a major setback for Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping prison and parole initiative, a judge on Wednesday ruled the measure was improperly filed, barring the state attorney general from issuing ballot language necessary for supporters to start collecting signatures. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison, Sacramento, in Folsom in 2013. In a major setback for Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping prison and parole initiative, a judge on Wednesday ruled the measure was improperly filed, barring the state attorney general from issuing ballot language necessary for supporters to start collecting signatures. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
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Jerry Brown’s crime initiative dealt major blow

February 24, 2016 06:27 PM