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Prisons For Profit: 18 Months in the Life of the Nation’s First Prison Sold For Profit

Lake Erie Correctional Institution, in Conneaut, Ohio, was the first state-owned prison in the US to be sold to a private company, Corrections Corporation of America. Its rapid decline in to violence and drug problems brings into question the nature of for-profit correction and rehabilitation in America.




August 15th, 2014

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