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July 16, 2013 12:00 AM

The Buzz: Former governors take Jerry Brown's side -- sort of -- in prison case

When four former governors asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to grant Gov. Jerry Brown's request to halt a court order requiring the state to reduce its prison population by nearly 10,000 prisoners, they did so in a "friend of the court" brief that officially put them on Brown's side.

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