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Voices of Justice: Telling the story of California’s prisons

Perhaps the greatest irony in modern America lies within our prison system.

The Land of the Free holds 5 percent of the world’s population but incarcerates 25 percent of the world’s reported prisoners.

This means that 2.38 million Americans are in prison – 5 times the world average. The number jumps to 7.3 million when those on probation or parole are included:

The California corrections crisis
In no state is this problem more apparent than California … more

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