The United States District Courts composed of Three Judges for the Eastern and Northern District Court recently ordered the parties in the Ralph Coleman, et al., v. Edmund G. Brown Jr., et al., and Marciano Plata, et al., v. Edmund G. Brown Jr., et al., to a meet-and-confer process. The deadline to report on the informal and confidential process facilitated by Honorable Peter Siggins is extended to November 18, 2013.

The deadline was also extended to achieve the Three Judge Court ordered reduction in prison population to 137.5 percent capacity by February 24, 2014.  For additional information or a copy of the court order, please call Albert Rivas at (916) 324-6508 or email