FILE -- In this April 23, 2013 file photo Gov. Jerry Brown walks down the west steps of the Capitol to address a crime victims rally in Sacramento, Calif. Under a two-year-old law to reduce prison ... more 
FILE -- In this April 23, 2013 file photo Gov. Jerry Brown walks down the west steps of the Capitol to address a crime victims rally in Sacramento, Calif. Under a two-year-old law to reduce prison overcrowding, backed by Brown, less serious offenders are being sent to county jails instead of state prisons. Brown now faces a midnight deadline of May 2, to say how the state will further reduce its inmate population.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Pedroncelli, File
Fri, May 3, 2013 8:56 AM EDT