Saturday, June 25, 2011

Gaming the System: How Private Prison Companies Buy Politicians to Promote Increased Incarceration

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/06/25/18682829.php

(Excerpt) URGE everyone to read this full article, it affects us all......

At a time when many policymakers are looking at criminal and juvenile just ice reforms that would safely shrink the size of our prison population, the existence of private prison companies creates a countervailing interest in preserving the current approach to criminal justice and increasing the use of incarceration

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