Ap Exclusive: Inmate Lawsuits Cost Calif. $200m

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California's prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest: The private law firms representing inmates and the judges' own hand-picked authorities benefit financially by keeping the cases alive....

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