Report: Louisiana often holds inmates beyond release dates


              FILE - The Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is seen in West Feliciana Parish, La., May 9, 2011. Louisiana's prison system routinely holds people beyond their legal release dates, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in a report concluding that the state has failed for years to develop solutions to “systemic overdetentions” that violate inmates' rights and are financially costly to taxpayers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
            
              FILE - The sun shines through concertina wire on a fence at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La., April 26, 2014. Louisiana's prison system routinely holds people beyond their legal release dates, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in a report concluding that the state has failed for years to develop solutions to “systemic overdetentions” that violate inmates' rights and are financially costly to taxpayers. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Report: Louisiana often holds inmates beyond release dates