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Locked up and Shipped Away: Interstate Prisoner Transfers & the Private Prison Industry

Locked up and Shipped Away: Interstate Prisoner Transfers & the Private Prison Industry - Grassroots Leadership

Shipping incarcerated people across state lines into for-profit prisons rather than prioritizing reforms that would reduce the number of people behind bars exemplifies our nation’s dangerous reliance on incarceration, particularly incarceration for profit. 

Read CJCJ's study, Collateral Consequences on the Interstate Transfer of Prisonersto learn more on this issue.

Keywords: prisons, privatization, Randall Shelden, Selena Teji

Posted in Correctional Institutions

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