US Supreme Court says it won't stop reduction of California prison population

  • by: DON THOMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 15, 2013 - 4:45 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not consider Gov. Jerry Brown's appeal of an order to trim the state prison population by another 9,600 inmates, leaving him with just one more chance to persuade a lower court to stop or delay a reduction that he says threatens public safety.

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