Health Dialogues is a special series from KQED's "The California Report" that facilitates an ongoing discussion of California health care issues that are important to the underserved: children, low-income residents, minorities, and people with disabilities to name just a few.
California's landmark Proposition 36 was intended to send drug users into treatment, rather than prison. The current budget slashed Prop. 36 funding almost in half. That complicates things for the Superior Court in Santa Clara County, where Judge Stephen Manley oversees Proposition 36 cases.Guest: Honorable Judge Stephen Manley, Santa Clara County Superior Court judge.