by Carimah Townes Dec 27, 2015
The UCs just became the latest schools to drop private prison investments.
by Alice Ollstein Oct 23, 2015
The announcement comes after months of pressure from Black Lives Matter and immigrant rights groups.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Oct 22, 2015
"It's an inhumane policy."
by Kira Lerner Oct 9, 2015
She also said she's working on a criminal justice platform.
by Bryce Covert Oct 2, 2015
The lawsuit alleges the town was in cahoots with the company, both making money off the scheme.
by Alan Pyke Sep 22, 2015
The inmates Pope Francis visits this weekend must rely on for-profit corporations for health care, food, and communication with the outside world.
by Carimah Townes Sep 17, 2015
"Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer, and they do not provide better outcomes for either the prisoners or the state."
by Kira Lerner Aug 20, 2015
He has called for-profit prisons "morally repugnant and a national tragedy."
by Alan Pyke Aug 17, 2015
It's against state law in Tennessee for prison employees to pocket money directly from the labor inmates perform.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Aug 4, 2015
As more immigrant detainees get released, some privately owned prisons are starting to default on their debts.