A room full of inmates are seen in their bunk beds at Southeastern Correctional Institution Wednesday, April 22, 2009 in Lancaster, Ohio. Ohio's prisons are at 132 percent capacity and space is squeezing tighter by the day, says prisons director Terry Collins. It's a nationwide problem as the economy escalates crime-causing tensions, worrying prison directors who must contend with the discomfort, violence, facility fatigue and lack of adequate programming staff. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

California City Opts For Inmate Reform Instead Of More Overcrowded Jails

Advocates urge California jails to use expansion funds to create programs to help inmates, rather than add beds to house them.

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