Inside America's prisons
Inmates stand in a gymnasium where they are housed due to overcrowding at the California Institution for Men smore
An inmate sits in the yard of a cellblock which mainly houses prisoners with cognitive decline, Alzheimer's, amore
Inmates serving a jail sentence make a phone call at Maricopa County's Tent City jail in Phoenix, July 2010. more
Cori Walters, 32, (R) hugs her daughter Hannah Walters, 6, at California Institute for Women state prison in Cmore
Robert Galvan, who is on death row for murder, exercises at the Adjustment Center yard during a media tour of more
A prison guard keeps watch during class at the Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York, Aprilmore
Marvin Caldwell, 63, who said he was imprisoned for 20 years under the three strikes law for possession and samore
Administrative segregation prisoners take part in a group therapy session at San Quentin state prison in San Qmore
Inmates walk around a gymnasium where they are housed due to overcrowding at the California Institution for Memore
Chris Willis, 34, works out in the exercise yard at San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California, June more
A jail cell is seen in the Enhanced Supervision Housing Unit at the Rikers Island Correctional facility in Newmore
Pastoral Care Services Worker and inmate Kao Saephanh (L) helps inmate Joseph Morrow, 69, who has bladder cancmore
Inmates walk in San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California, June 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Women chat as they lie in beds placed in the communal area outside cells, due to overcrowding at the Los Angelmore
An inmate looks out from his cell in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, Calmore
Tylan Gregory plays with his daughter Tyla, 5, during a visiting day to Folsom State Prison in California, Julmore
Inmates participate in the workshop Commedia Dell'Arte, part of the The Actors' Gang Prison Project program atmore
A woman sits in a cell at the Los Angeles County Women's jail in Lynwood, California, April 2013. REUTERS/Lucymore
Inmates receive their High School GED at a graduation ceremony for at the George Motchan Detention Center at Nmore
An inmate visits a dentist in the medical facility at San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California, Junmore
Prisoners work at computers following a graduation ceremony from a computer coding program at San Quentin Statmore
An inmate patient is shown in his cell at the California Medical Facility (CMF) in Vacaville, California, Marcmore
Inmates sort laundry at the Orange County jail in Santa Ana, California, May 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Inmates exercise at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, June 3, 2011. REUTERmore
An inmate waits for a visitor at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, June 20more
The entrance to death row is seen at San Quentin state prison in California, June 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
An inmate does push-ups in the exercise yard at San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California, June 2012more
Jail cells are seen in the Enhanced Supervision Housing Unit at the Rikers Island Correctional facility in Newmore
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