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Los Angeles, Ventura County Jails Releasing Inmates To Cut Risk Of Coronavirus Exposure

A new rule from the state’s Judicial Council eliminates bail for nearly all misdemeanors and some low-grade felony charges, allowing anyone who has been booked or is awaiting trail in a county jail to be released without having to post bail.

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California State Prison Inmate In Lancaster Tests Positive for Coronavirus, CDCR Considering Early Release

The California Department of Corrections was considering early release after an inmate in Lancaster tested positive for the novel coronavirus.