Friday Mar 21
Judge Keeps Prison Lawsuit Moving During FBI Probe
A federal judge says he won't put a lawsuit against a major private prison company on hold while the FBI investigates the company for possible criminal fraud charges.
Public-Private Partnerships From Hell
In the past ten years scandal after scandal has rocked the private prison system, from corrupt judges receiving kickbacks for excessive youth sentences to the abusive use of solitary confinement.
The Wichita Eagle
Prison company wants lawsuit held during FBI probe
In a motion filed in Boise's U.S. District Court earlier this week, CCA's attorney Kirtlan Naylor said the company wants to stave off turning over documents or taking part in depositions until the federal fraud investigation ends.
Prison Company Wants Lawsuit Held During FBI Probe
Private prison company Corrections Corporation of America is asking a federal judge to put an Idaho lawsuit on hold while an FBI investigation into the company is underway.
APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company - Boston.com
The FBI has launched an investigation of the Corrections Corporation of America over the company's running of an Idaho prison with a reputation so violent that inmates dubbed it ''Gladiator School.'