Thursday, March 3, 2011

Medical parole: 10 hospitalized prisoners to get hearings under medical parole law, receiver says - latimes.com

Medical parole: 10 hospitalized prisoners to get hearings under medical parole law, receiver says - latimes.com

Ten of California's sickest and most costly inmates — some are in comas, some are paralyzed —will be promptly scheduled for parole hearings, corrections authorities announced Wednesday.

An article in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times detailed how, despite being chained to bed frames, such inmates are guarded around the clock by multiple corrections officers at an annual cost to taxpayers of roughly $800,000 per inmate.

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