Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

An Examination of the Corporate and Individual Ethical Dilemmas Faced by a Medical Defense Contractor

[Translate] NOTE: I almost NEVER comment on what I post here – I mean it has been years since I last did so – but the man who wrote this was WAY AHEAD of his time.  Everyone should read this. … Continue reading

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Military and Contractor Justice in Iraq

[Translate] Military and Contractor Justice in Iraq

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Resurrecting Letters of Marque and Reprisal to Address Modern Threats

[Translate] Resurrecting Letters of Marque and Reprisal to Address Modern Threats

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Trump and Sessions: Great for the Private Prison Industry, Terrible for Civil Rights

[Translate] Carl Takei and Katie Egan: Trump and Sessions: Great for the Private Prison Industry, Terrible for Civil Rights By ACLU – January 9, 2017, 08:30:37 AM Jan. 9, 2017 – Donald Trump’s victory has been nothing but good news … Continue reading

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Keep private industry out of prisoner reform

[Translate] Keep private industry out of prisoner reform: Column Jeremy Mohler Published 8:48 p.m. ET Jan. 4, 2017 | Updated 11:04 a.m. ET Jan. 5, 2017 As for-profit prisons go away, companies transfer money-making schemes to inmates transitioning to outside … Continue reading

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Inside the Deadly Mississippi Riot That Pushed the Justice Department to Rein In Private Prisons

[Translate] Fatal Corrections Inside the Deadly Mississippi Riot That Pushed the Justice Department to Rein In Private Prisons Photo: Janosch Delcker for The Intercept Janosch Delcker December 17 2016, 3:02 p.m. For nearly two decades, the Bureau of Prisons has contracted … Continue reading

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Obama’s DOJ Says It One More Time: Private Prisons Aren’t Working

[Translate] Obama’s DOJ Says It One More Time: Private Prisons Aren’t Working Posted by Seth Freed Wessler December 21, 2016 10:00pm In what may be the Obama administration’s parting shot on private prisons, the Justice Department inspector general found in … Continue reading

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Attorney General Sessions Would Be Good News for Private Prisons

[Translate] Attorney General Sessions Would Be Good News for Private Prisons The facilities are more violent and less humane than their government-run counterparts. Pema Levy  Jan. 9, 2017 6:00 AM Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP When Donald Trump’s victory … Continue reading

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Private Lockups May Prosper Under Trump Due to Predictions of More Deportations

[Translate] Private Lockups May Prosper Under Trump Due to Predictions of More Deportations By Matt Smith | January 2, 2017 RecommendTweetPrint More Photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Keith Alholm Petty Officer Lou Nieves and Petty Officer … Continue reading

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From FBI reject to private warlord: the rise of George Wackenhut

[Translate] January 10, 2017 From FBI reject to private warlord: the rise of George Wackenhut File on GEO Group founder illustrates Bureau’s reluctantly close ties to for-profit security Written by Beryl Lipton Edited by JPat Brown In early February 1945, … Continue reading

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