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Resource ID: #16545
Subject: Prisons
Source: Mother Jones
Date: May/June 2000



Mother Jones reports, "Corrections Corporation of America is trying to turn Youngstown, Ohio, into the private-prison capital of the world." Since opening the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in 1997, the author writes, CCA has done a poor job of maintaining an efficient and safe prison facility. This article discusses how CCA has benefited from the private-prison boom.

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