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Brown v. Plata, 09–1233

In a constitutional challenge to state prison overcrowding, judicial order mandating reduction in prison population is affirmed where the order is necessary to remedy violation of prisoners’ constitutional rights and is authorized by the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/23/2011
  • Published 05/23/2011

Judges

  • KENNEDY

Court

  • United States Supreme Court

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