Executive Order on CA State Prisons and Juvenile Facilities in Response to the Outbreak

3/24/20 To reduce the risks of the Coronavirus in correctional settings, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order directing the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Secretary to temporarily halt the intake and/or transfer of inmates and youth into the state’s 35 prisons and four youth correctional facilities. The Order also directs videoconferencing of all scheduled parole suitability hearings starting next month. Key Words: COVID-19