(Photo: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson)
An inmate looks out from his cell at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, June 3, 2011. California's 33 adult prisons were designed to hold about 80,000 inmates and now have about 145,000. The U.S. has more than 2 million people in state and local prisons. It has long had the highest incarceration rate in the world.
September 21, 2011|8:48 pm