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Alex Friedman responds to CCA's Kim White
Gun Found in Segregation Cell at Privately-operated Mississippi Prison
PCI press release, Nov 6, 2013
Federal Court Unseals Documents in Motion to Hold Corrections Corporation of America in Contempt for Staffing Violations at Idaho Prison
On August 16, U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter, sitting by designation, unsealed a number of court documents related to a motion seeking contempt sanctions against Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest for-profit prison company, for violation of a settlement agreement in a lawsuit that alleged high levels of violence at the CCA-operated Idaho Correctional Center (ICC)
Thomas Wierdsma, Sr. V.P. GEO Group, Inc.
Video deposition posted December 6, 2012.
CCA Political Contributions Report 2011
Immigrants prove big business for prison companies
Locking up illegal immigrants has grown
profoundly lucrative for the private prisons industry, a reliable pot of
revenue that helped keep some of the biggest companies in business.
Justice Policy Institute and Grassroots Leadership letter to Virginia
Governor McDonnell Eleven
organizations signed on to urge Governor McDonnell not to privatize the
state's civil commitment facility.
Corrections Corporation of America to Lose 9,588 Contract Beds, Misses
Out on Two Federal Detention Contracts.
CCA is expected to lose 9,588 California
contract beds within the next four years; company misses out on federal
immigration detention contracts in Illinois and Florida.
Abolish Private Prisons, Says UCC Southwest Conference Phoenix, AZ.
The 46 churches of the United Church of
Christ that comprise the Southwest Conference are calling for the
abolition of private prisons.
Prison Bed Profiteers: How Corporations Are
Reshaping Criminal Justice in the U.S.
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
on the booming business of private prisons.
Groundbreaking Anti-Prison Rape Shareholder Resolution to be Presented
at Annual Meeting of Corrections Corp. of America