California is dealing with all sorts of problems when it comes to its beleaguered prison system.
The most recent commotion involves a reported 30,000 prisoner hunger strike, as inmates demand
better conditions and the end of long-term solitary confinement.
State officials, however, tell NBC Bay Area that California does not have a policy of solitary confinement.
So how’s telling the truth, and what constitutes a violation of prisoner rights?
We explore in this segment of Reality Check which can be viewed at the top of this page.