Tag Archives: Corrections Corporation of America

Arizona’s prospective new top cop: when profit motives and the public interest collide

By Beau Hodai September, 2013 Intro: the potential bid A former Corrections Corporation of America “senior director of business development” and lobbyist is planning to run for the office of Arizona’s top law enforcement officer. View source materials archive. On … Continue reading

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Private Prison Archive

December 1, 2013 DBA Press releases records obtained from the office of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer pertaining to private prison operators, private prison lobbyists. Jump to archive. Key pieces of information contained in this records set include: – ADC Director … Continue reading

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Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street

May 20, 2013 DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy release the result of a year-long investigation: “Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, In Partnership With Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street.” The report, … Continue reading

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America Eats its Young: Arizona communities embrace use of private prison employees in drug raids at public schools

By Beau Hodai, November 27, 2012 An unsettling trend appears to be underway in Arizona: the use of private prison employees in law enforcement operations. The state has graced national headlines in recent years as the result of its cozy … Continue reading

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Prison Legal News survey examines prison phone contracts, kickbacks

Nationwide PLN Survey Examines Prison Phone Contracts, Kickbacks by John E. Dannenberg Originally published in Prison Legal News, April, 2011: https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/23083_displayArticle.aspx Download PDF (contains PLN Associate Editor Alex Friedmann comment to FCC on ‘Wright Petition’). An exhaustive analysis of prison … Continue reading

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