Despite Condoleeza's statements that the US has no desire to be the world's jailer, the defendant is guilty as charged. With the largest prison population on the planet, a high profile terror/torture camp on an illegally occupied plot of land in Cuba, and secret prisons in God knows how many countries, the United States imprisons more people than any other nation.
Certainly there are some bad folks in US jails who cannot be rehabilitated, even if the system actually worked toward rehabilitation, but many of these prisoners should not have been incarcerated in the first place. There are political prisoners like Leonard Peltier and Mumia Abu-Jamal, thousands of non-violent drug offenders, local by-standers who were picked up in sweeps in Afghanistan, exiles like Assata Shakur, scores of Arab Americans who were "disappeared" after 911 for whom whereabouts are still unknown, and folks who just didn't do the crime. Not to mention the large numbers of people who are held metaphorically captive by US economic, domestic and foreign policies.
Perhaps America's greatest contradiction is that the supposed bulwark of freedom holds more human beings in chains than any society in human history. The defendant should plead "no contest".