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Is America Engaged In A 'Vicious Circle' Of Jailing The Poor?

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Inmates at California's Chino State Prison exercise in the prison yard in 2010. A proposition that was passed in the state last year reclassified certain crimes, releasing thousands of inmates earlier than had been anticipated. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Is It Possible To Let More People Out Of Prison, And Keep Crime Down?

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