Calif. Medical Parole Application Denied

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Corcoran State Prison inmate Steve Martinez was denied medical parole by the state’s Board of Parole Hearings based on public safety concerns.
Martinez’s application was the first to be considered under the new medical parole law, which aims to release up to 40 of the state’s most medically expensive inmates from prison in an attempt to save $10 million a year.

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