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Watchdog Group Criticizes U.S. Prisons For Violence

An international watchdog group has condemned the United States for violence in its prisons and faulted authorities for overcrowding in jails around the world. The International Prison Observatory said in a report issued Thursday that a state prison in Corcoran, Calif., organized “gladiator battles” between …

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