Loaded on Nov. 15, 2007 by John Dannenberg published in Prison Legal News November, 2007, page 32
by John E. Dannenberg
In June, 2007, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and Prison Legal News (PLN) stipulated to a $320,000 settlement for attorney fees and costs associated with CDCR ...
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