NY Times Highlights Dangers of Private Prison Vans

By Christopher Zoukis A front-page New York Times story headlined “On Private Prisoner Vans, Long Road of Neglect” examined the little-known for-profit firms providing interstate transport in large vans for persons being extradited to face out-of-state court hearings or shuttled to distant prisons. The companies give law enforcement agencies an alternative to assigning their own […]

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Private prisons do matter for #BlackLivesMatter

While Barack Obama has placed prison reform front and center on the policy agenda this year, those seeking the office are broaching a critical element of the debate that has yet to be discussed federally: private prisons. It’s become a hot button issue in the last couple months as it was revealed that Hillary Clinton’s […]

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