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The GEO Group—a shady, for-profit prison company—has invested more heavily in Marco Rubio for years and his presidential campaign is no exception.
This past spring, the organization gave Rubio super PAC Conservative Solutions a fat check for $100,000, a massive donation dwarfs the prison organization’s prior contributions to the freshman Senator. 645 more words
University of California drops prison investments amid student demands - (Reporting by Curtis Skinner in San Francisco; Editing by Leslie Adler) Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:16pm EST
The University of California system said on Friday it will drop its roughly $30 million worth of investments in private prison companies following demands from a black student group. 351 more words
This article by Julie Morse for the Pacific Standard summarizes some interesting research by UC Berkeley Law Professor Kate Weisbrud. She did work on the use of electronic monitoring with juveniles in California and found that in many cases it failed to save money, was extremely punitive and often landed young people back behind bars. 82 more words
GEO Group, a private prison company based in Boca Raton, in the past has fielded sharp criticism for the alleged rough treatment of inmates and detainees at the prisons and immigration centers it managed. 613 more words