Study Guide

A complete study guide is available for download as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file.

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The guide includes links to supplementary audio files available on the site. You can also access these files directly from this page if you find it helpful:

  • SEIU Local 1000 representative Mark Bautista speaks of miscalculations in prisoners' release dates.
  • Former commissioners with the State Board of Parole Hearings Bilenda Harris-Ritter and Tracey St. Julien describe the politicization of the parole process.
  • JoAnn Mar's feature report Prison Bus Tour tells the story of one family's visit to a prisoner at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla.