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And now, a word from the Department of Corrections’ Corrections Department

When last I wrote, I brought you the sad, unfinished tale of Valley News columnist Jim Kenyon’s quest for a visit to North Lake Correctional Facility, the Michigan for-profit prison contracted to house surplus Vermont inmates. 842 more words

Justice And Corrections

Q: How do you gain access to Vermont’s for-profit prison? A: You don’t.

Update: For those finding this post afresh, please also read the following entry, which includes the response from the Department of Corrections. 

Here’s a little goodie from Vermont’s Best Newspaper (Out Of State Division), the Valley News. 402 more words

Justice And Corrections

John Kiriakou: The Pope Goes to Prison in America

Twenty states so far have contracted with private prisons. Even the federal government avails itself of private prison beds and transportation centers. For many prisoners, being sent to a private prison is a death sentence. 1,008 more words

Human Rights

GEO Group pays $50,000 to settle Prison Legal News censorship suit in Indiana


Human Rights Defense Center

For Immediate Release

September 10, 2015

Publisher Settles Censorship Suit Against For-Profit Prison Company GEO Group in Indiana

Indianapolis, IN – … 615 more words

Prison Industrial Complex

Private prison lobbyists raising cash for Hillary Clinton campaign...


As immigration and incarceration issues become central to the 2016 presidential campaign, lobbyists for two major prison companies are serving as top fundraisers for Hillary Clinton. 413 more words


There's BIG money in misery and oppression ... GEO Group

GEO Group tells shareholders that everything is fine in Karnes family detention center

August 5, 2015

Whistleblower and former GEO employee paints a different picture of “torture” inside and says “this really is a prison” 385 more words

A Private Prison System for Immigrants

“You build a prison, and then you’ve got to find someone to put in them,” said Texas state Sen. John Whitmire, who has seen five of the 13 Criminal Alien Requirement (CAR) prisons built in his state.

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