Alabama Eyes Private Prison Purchase
Lawmakers are pressing a proposal to purchase a 726-bed private prison in Perry County to relieve dangerous levels of overcrowding in the state prison system.
Appeals Court Dismisses California’s Receivership Challenge
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected California's petition to remove prison healthcare from federal oversight.
Florida Deploys Tents at State Prisons
Corrections officials are preparing to house crowded inmates in military-style tents as the department faces record prison population levels and deep budget cuts.
Florida Tackles Prison Crowding With Tent City
Corrections officials are preparing to house inmates in military-style tents as the department faces record prison population levels and deep budget cuts.
New Prison, Rehab Centers Could be Part of West Va. Reform
A state commission created to investigate overcrowding at West Virginia prisons issued several recommendations to solve the problem, including construction of a new medium-security prison.
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