California judge OKs earlier releases for repeat offenders

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Shama Mesiwala lifted the temporary restraining order she imposed last month.

SACRAMENTO DA SLAMS FAR-LEFT PROSECUTORS AFTER BRIANNA KUPFER MURDER: ‘THEY WANT TO DISMANTLE THE SYSTEM

That order temporarily blocked California corrections officials from acting on emergency regulations allowing them to increase good conduct credits for second-strike inmates serving time for nonviolent offenses who are housed at minimum-security prisons and camps.

Their daily credits can now increase from half off their sentences to two-thirds off their sentences.

Die beslissing “clears the way for the Department to implement regulations that incentivize incarcerated people to participate in positive rehabilitative activities and avoid negative behavior,” corrections department spokeswoman Vicky Waters said in an email.

BRIANNA KUPFER MURDER: UCLA STUDENT REMEMBERED AS ‘BRIGHTEST PART OF ANYONE’S DAYIN LARGE VIGIL

Twenty-eight of California’s 58 district attorneys moved to block the rule, but Mesiwala agreed with corrections officials that the prosecutors lacked standing to challenge the regulations.

The prosecutors argued that it would apply to those convicted of, onder andere, domestic violence, human trafficking, animal cruelty and possession of weapons by inmates who have previous convictions for serious and violent felonies. California has a narrow definition of what constitutes a violent crime.

Inmates walk in a line at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Kalifornië, Aug.. 16, 2016. (Associated Press)

Inmates walk in a line at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Kalifornië, Aug.. 16, 2016. (Associated Press)

Kommentaar gesluit.