Summer 2010
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Inmates housed in a gymnasium at California State Prison in Los Angeles, August 8, 2006. Decades of tough sentencing laws and a lack of funding for rehabilitative programs have led to acute overcrowding in U.S. prisons. Photograph © by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
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Prisoners sleeping in triple bunk beds stuffed into large room
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Inmates housed in a gymnasium at California State Prison in Los Angeles, August 8, 2006. Decades of tough sentencing laws and a lack of funding for rehabilitative programs have led to acute overcrowding in U.S. prisons. Photograph © by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.