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Truthdiggers of the Week: Lawyers Representing California Hunger Strikers
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Hunger-striking inmates seeking an end to California's use of solitary confinement concluded their two-month protest Thursday, three days after state lawmakers pledged to hold legislative hearings on conditions in the state's maximum security prisons.Hunger-striking inmates seeking an end to California's use of solitary confinement concluded their two-month protest Thursday.

Cleaning Up California's Cruel Prison System
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Much as it did with the South regarding segregated schools and other public facilities in the Jim Crow days, the Supreme Court has ordered a recalcitrant California to obey the Constitution.It was an amazing decision for this conservative Supreme Court. The impact could well reach throughout the country.

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