[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Friday refused to stay an injunction [order, PDF] that will allow for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by the end of the year. The six-justice majority offered no explanation for their ruling. Three justices dissented, calling the injunction a "terrible injunction." State officials, however, have argued that releasing the prisoners poses a risk to public safety. The state plans to appeal the the decision on the merits of the...

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