States Should Follow Feds On Rethinking Private Prisons

By Christopher Zoukis Recently the US Department of Justice announced they would be closing all privately run federal prisons, declining to renew contracts, or significantly reducing the scope of private prison contracts. This comes following a report from the Justice

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Editorial: Fix the Hidden Costs Behind Prison Labor

Seattle Times Editorial  Image courtesy washingtonci.com KEEPING a thousand sets of otherwise idle prisoners’ hands busy is a fine idea. Make them contribute to their own room and board with jobs that offer a carrot for good behavior. As a

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