Violent, overcrowded Alabama prisons hit a breaking point​​​

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April 9, 2016 by socialaction2014

Alabama has the most overcrowded prison system in the nation: More than 24,000 inmates are housed in a system designed for half that number. The violence, overcrowding and actions taken by the federal government pushed state government to action, passing a penal reform bill. But does it go far enough? Jeffrey Brown reports.

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