A confiscated cell phone photographed in 2010 at the California Correctional Training Center in Galt. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is in the process of reducing the penalty for inmates found with cell phone accessories such as chargers.
A confiscated cell phone photographed in 2010 at the California Correctional Training Center in Galt. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is in the process of reducing the penalty for inmates found with cell phone accessories such as chargers. Carl Costas ccostas@sacbee.com
A confiscated cell phone photographed in 2010 at the California Correctional Training Center in Galt. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is in the process of reducing the penalty for inmates found with cell phone accessories such as chargers. Carl Costas ccostas@sacbee.com
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Lawsuit prompts California to reduce some cellphone prison penalties

August 12, 2016 10:03 AM

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