Thursday, July 23, 2015
Prison Industrial Complex set to Sue States on Quotas
It’s worrying that occupancy of private prisons must be guaranteed in order to prevent states being issued with costly fees. In 2011, Management & Training Corp. threatened to sue the state of Arizona, arguing a $10 million loss from a reduced inmate population. According to several state documents and news accounts, the state ended up paying $3 million for empty beds.