Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference, where he called for federal judges to return control of California prisons to the state, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 8

 

              Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference, where he called for federal judges to return control of California prisons to the state, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 8
Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference, where he called for federal judges to return control of California prisons to the state, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Brown said that it is too dangerous for the state to further reduce its prison population as required by a federal court order. (Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)