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Family members of inmates wait and pray in front of the Puraquequara prison in the city of Manaus, the capital of northern Brazil's Amazonas state, on Monday. Dozens of inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Sunday and Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system. Sandro Pereira/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A visitor stands in front of Masterpiece during a press preview of "Lichtenstein, a Retrospective" at the Tate Modern in London in 2013. The iconic painting was owned by Agnes Gund, who recently sold it to fund a new criminal justice reform fund. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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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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