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if my son was given a 36 months sentence in prison and had

to 85% do to california...
if my son was given a 36 months sentence in prison and had to 85% do to california law... is it common to send the inmate back to local jail? then charge him with additional time and let him serve time in the jail system do to overcrowing ? not in prison.... to me seems very expensive to transport and immate.....
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Dwayne B.
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It isn't unusual now. As you may know the courts ruled last year that the CA prison system is unconstitutional because it is overcrowded. That means people are being sent to other places for relief, such as local jails.

On the good side, it also means that many people are being let out a little earlier. It is rumored that the 85% rule may be relaxed a little but I haven't actually seen it happen yet.

But to answer the question, it isn't unusual.

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