Dying in Private Prisons

Number 27941
Subject Prisons
Source The Nation
Year 2016
Publication Date Jan. 27, June 15, 2016
Summary This harrowing investigative series into America’s shadow system of privatized federal prisons for The Nation magazine and The Investigative Fund exposed deadly medical neglect and failed government oversight, and led to a major announcement by the Department of Justice in August ordering the Bureau of Prisons to end its use of private prison operators.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords private; for-profit; prisoners; death
Related Links https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/sick-on-the-inside-behind-bars-in-immigrant-only-prisons/#segment-medical-negligence-in-immigrant-prisons
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