Background of For-Profit Prisons

Posted: September 1, 2016 by Nazim in Punishment

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Last week, the Department of Corrections announced that it would decrease or discontinue use of private prisons. Here is a great article outlining the background of for-profit prisons. The silver lining is this bit, at the very end:

If history is any guide, it may well take decades for the states to follow, but eventually they will.

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