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Prosecutors push for veto of two prison reform bills

Sep 22, 2018 - The San Francisco Chronicle

More than two-thirds of California's top county prosecutors are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to veto bills on his desk that have been cheered by prison reform advocates.

One bill would bar 14- and 15-year-olds from being prosecuted as adults, while the other would narrow the scope of California's felony murder rule, which holds murder accomplices just as accountable as those who committed the killing.

In a pair of letters signed earlier this month, prosecutors with the California Distric...