BUSINESS
05/15/2012 08:39 am ET Updated Jul 15, 2012

Welcome To Louisiana, The World's Prison Capital

Louisiana is the world's prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its U.S. counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana's incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran's, seven times China's and 10 times Germany's.

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