The Sentencing Project, a non-profit advocacy group, recently released a short study on privately-owned prisons in the U.S. One of the most striking facts documented
A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging private prison company GEO Group’s “Voluntary Work Program,” which pays detained immigrants $1 per day for
As has been done annually since 1998, in October, the Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general released a list of what he sees as the
Following demands from the Afrikan Black Coalition (ABC), the University of California has agreed to terminate $475 million worth of contracts with Wells Fargo Bank.
By Christopher Zoukis A fact sheet compiled by In the Public Interest (ITPI), a public policy research organization, indicates that Corrections Corporation of America –
Only a little less than a year ago, the second-ranking official in the Department of Justice was declaring that the federal government planned to
The promise of safe, humane and less costly prisons has been used for decades by the private prison industry to sell its products. As