In this handout photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, inmate Steven Martinez is shown. Martinez could become the first California inmate granted medical parole under ... more 
In this handout photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, inmate Steven Martinez is shown. Martinez could become the first California inmate granted medical parole under a law that took effect this year when his release is considered on Tuesday at Corcoran State Prison. The program is intended to parole inmates who are medically incapacitated, saving the state millions of dollars a year. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, handout
Sat, May 21, 2011 2:30 PM EDT