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Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 3:43PM

Making money off of inmates is big business.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Did the Private Prison Lobby Kill Immigration Reform?

Did the Private Prison Lobby Kill Immigration Reform?

by Aura Bogado on August 8 2014, 7:00AM

Activist Peter Cervantes-Gautschi explains how lobbyists played a big hand in immigration legislation.

Topics: Immigration

Report: People of Color More Likely to Serve Time in Private Prisons

Report: People of Color More Likely to Serve Time in Private Prisons

by Jamilah King on February 20 2014, 11:36AM

New data helps bolster the argument that the prison industry cares more about profit than rehabilitation.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Economics of Stop and Frisk

The Economics of Stop and Frisk

by Imara Jones on August 18 2013, 3:12PM

The inequitable application of our laws and unjustifiable focus of the criminal justice system on people of color has always been big business.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, Stop and Frisk

Student Protest Forces School to Talk Stadium Deal With Prison Giant

Student Protest Forces School to Talk Stadium Deal With Prison Giant

by Jamilah King on February 27 2013, 11:57AM

Florida Atlantic University students are up in arms over its schools stadium deal with a private prison operator.

Topics: /NOW

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