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State Rep. Hagan Tours Ohio Private Immigrant Prison After 400 Inmates Protest Conditions and Treatment

Ohio State Rep. Bob Hagan continues to push Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) for answers about its handling of a recent incident at the for-profit Northeast Ohio Correctional Center (NEOCC) in which… 551 more words

The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism - NYTimes.com

If Stephen Harper gets his way this will soon be coming to a town near you.  I’m not surprised by this, just dismayed at the state of the world.   22 more words

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Peaceful Inmate Protest Met with 'Show of Force' at Private Immigrant Prison in Ohio

The Youngstown Vindicator has more details on the August 12th inmate protest at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center — a for-profit immigrant prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America. 731 more words

CCA's $8 Million Overtime Settlement Highlights Problems Facing Private Prison Employees

The Department of Labor has ordered private prison giant Corrections Corporation of America to pay $8 million in back wages and benefits to employees at its California City Corrections Center (CCCC) — a federal detention center in California City, CA. 406 more words

Vermont Spent $50,000 This Year Sending Prison Officials to Visit Inmates in Private Facilities Out-of-State

It turns out that transferring prisoners to private institutions in other states doesn’t just enrich the industry and interfere with rehabilitation.

Vermont’s Burlington Free Press… 405 more words

CCA rep. to meet with McNally over prison demonstration

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – WKBN is continuing to ask questions about the demonstration by inmates at a private prison on Yougnstown’s east side Tuesday.

We’re told a representative of Corrections Corporation of America, the corporation which operates the jail, plans to meet with Youngstown Mayor John McNally Friday to talk about the protest by 140 inmates at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center earlier this week. 110 more words

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Brian Sonenstein reblogged this on Prison Protest and commented:

A representative from CCA will meet with Mayor McNally on Friday to discuss the protest and "the prison's obligation to the city when there is trouble at the facility." There has been very little information available on the details of the protest, how the facility handled it and what exactly the 'resolution' entailed. WKBN has more:

CCA Settles Overtime Lawsuit in Kentucky; Pays $260,000 to Shift Supervisors

Before we begin, let me say I love Prison Legal News. They have excellent news reporting AND tireless, intelligent activism that undermines the secrecy surrounding the prison industrial complex. 313 more words