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Investors see a promising future in the business of locking people up for profit.
The Department of Justice’s decision to phase out privatized prisons is eating away at the CCA's profits.
Nearly a third of those detained by the U.S. Marshals Service are locked up in privatized jails.
The new policy won't keep the government from making money off detained immigrants.
Critics say family detention treats refugees like criminals, but the Obama administration has expanded the practice.
In the tranquility of the Cleveland Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, Paul Ryan stressed the need to coordinate and strengthen the Republican party on the federal, state, and local levels. His audience? A bevy of state legislative leaders rubbing elbows with industry interests.
Alaa Ismail Yasin stopped eating on April 17, arguing he qualifies for release from a Georgia detention center.
Her campaign says she wants to "end the era of mass incarceration."
Just like last week and the week before, another black man will be going to prison. But the tragedy stops here. This man is not a criminal or a hopeless recidivist. This man is Barack Obama, the first sitting President of the United States to tour a federal prison -- El Reno in Oklahoma.
The two largest private prison companies involved in detention -- Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group -- have
Introducing for-profit companies into America's criminal justice system has been a bad deal for governments across the country.