for-profit prisons

For-Profit Jail Battle Heats Up in Memphis

May 19, 2005 - Last week, we gave you the run-down on the Correctional Corporation of America and their plans to build the world's largest privatized, for-profit jail and "penal farm" in Shelby County, Tennessee.

A Nation Behind Bars

April 25, 2005 - The Justice Department has released its latest incarceration figures, revealing that the rush to lock up our nation's population continues at a brisk pace: