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RESOURCES


REPORTS


The Sentencing Project (2012)
Dollars and Detainees: The Growth of For-Profit Detention

Corazón de Tucson (2012)
The Corrections Corporation of America: How CCA Abuses Prisoners, Manipulates the Public and Destroys Communities

American Friends Service Committee (2012)
Private Prisons: The Public’s Problem: A Quality Assessment of Arizona’s Private Prisons

The Sentencing Project (2012)
Too Good to be True: Private Prisons in America

The American Civil Liberties Union (2011)
Banking on Bondage: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration

The American Civil Liberties Union (2011)
In Their Own Words: Enduring Abuse in Arizona Immigration Detention Centers

Justice Policy Institute (2011)
Gaming the System: How the Political Strategies of Private Prison Companies Promote Ineffective Incarceration Policies

Grassroots Leadership (2003)
Corrections Corporation of America: A Critical Look at its First Twenty Years


NEWS ARTICLES


Associated Press (2012)
Immigrants Prove Big Business for Prison Companies

The Arizona Republic (2011)
Arizona Prison Businesses are Big Political Contributors

Truthout (2011)
The Corrupt Corporate Incarceration Complex

The Arizona Republic (2011)
Transgender Woman Alleges Abuse in Eloy Prison, Suing ICE

Associated Press (2011)
CCA-Run Prison Remains Idaho’s Most Violent Lockup

In These Times (2010)
Corporate Con Game: How the Private Prison Industry Helped Shape Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law


FACT SHEETS


Detention Watch Network
The Influence of the Private Prison Industry in the Immigration Detention Business

American Friends Service Committee
Rap Sheet: Corrections Corporation of America

No More Deaths
Fact Sheet: Prison Industrial Complex


VIDEOS


Faultlines, Al Jazeera English (2012)
Punishments and Profits: Immigration Detention

Cuentame (2011)
Immigrants For Sale

Frontline (2011)
Lost in Detention

CNBC (2011)
Billions Behind Bars: Inside America’s Prison Industry

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