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  1. Tenn. lawmaker wants feds to look at prison problemsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    A top Tennessee House Democrat questioned Monday whether the planned outside review of state prison problems by the American Correctional Association will provide an accurate picture, calling instead for a "truly independent" examination by a federal agency. Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart of Nashville also said the Republican-run Legislature should reinstate a special legislative oversight panel on prisons that GOP leaders abolished four years ago.


  2. Memphis judge Joe Brown released from 5-day jail term for contempt of courtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I would do it again': Defiant TV judge Joe Brown released from five-day jail term for contempt of court but maintains he did nothing wrong 'I had an opportunity to stand up and I took it,' Brown said of the March 2014 outburst that landed him behind bars Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court - but he has defiantly announced he would do it all over again, given the chance. Brown was released from the Shelby County Jail in Nashville on Tuesday morning after turning himself in last Thursday, The Commercial Appeal reported.


  3. Routine audit of Tennessee prison system questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WCYB

    House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart is dismissing an upcoming audit of Tennessee's prison system as "business as usual." Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield told lawmakers last week that he had asked for the independent review of the state's prisons after complaints from current and former employees that violence is on the rise.


  4. Tuesday 9/1 Insider Buying Report: SNR, CXWRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | MarketNewsVideo

    ... on the day Tuesday. And on Thursday, Director Joseph V. Russell purchased $1.08M worth of Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW ), purchasing 35,000 shares at a cost of $30.98 a piece. This purchase marks the first one filed by Russell in ...


  5. Growing Momentum to End For-Profit Immigration DetentionRead the original story

    Monday | Common Dreams

    ... public policy toward refugees and long-time immigrants alike. Private companies like Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group benefit from both well-known legislation and less-visible contractual arrangements. First, the federal detention ...


  6. State Lawmaker Calls For More Oversight Of State Prison SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVF Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. A state lawmaker is calling for more oversight of the state's prison system.


  7. Whatcom County Jail report for Aug. 28-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bellingham Herald

    The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed.


  8. CCA Announces Acquisition of Four Residential Re-Entry FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Market Wire

    : CXW ) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), America's largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of four community corrections facilities from a ...


  9. Following the industries that follows incareration nation (with only...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... this niche market are private. Two publicly traded players, the private prison operators Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group, have a combined market capitalization of almost $5.8 billion. Both companies had booths in Indianapolis. ...


  10. 'Disorganization, disengagement, disregard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... as ordered an investigation of all private prisons in the state. There are four more. The Corrections Corporation of America manages one, in Eloy, and


  11. Briefs: Conference call in Holly Bobo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Jackson Sun

    Briefs: Conference call in Holly Bobo case Also: Man falls from bridge; Missing man found; Teen, 17, shot; Pillowcase Project; Senator hears testimony on prisons Check out this story on The phone conference is scheduled for Sept. 30 to set dates to hear motions and dates for the suspects' trials.


  12. TDOC To Undergo Independent ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nashville Scene

    At a specially-called Senate corrections subcommittee on the status of the Tennessee Department of Corrections today, the department's head Derrick Schofield said the system would now go through an independent evaluation from the American Correctional Association. This comes after current and former employees have brought concerns of staffing shortages and safety issues amid overcrowding in the state's prisons.


  13. Ask Matt: How to be calm during correctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | USA Today

    Q: How can I stop worrying so much during corrections? A: It's easy to feel like a stock market genius during bull markets. But when the correction comes - and it will come - the doubts creep in.


  14. ICYMI Every Other Time: TDOC Commissioner Insists All Is WellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Nashville Scene

    Remember the old saying about repeating something so many times that you start to believe it's true? It seems the Tennessee Department of Corrections just might be suffering from that ailment. At a two and a half hour meeting with the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators Tuesday, TDOC Commissioner Derrick Schofield hit all the same notes he's hit here , here and here .


  15. Jackie P. Raines Sr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Jackie P. Raines Sr., 72, of Cookeville, will be at held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home in Cookeville. Interment, with full military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard, will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville.


  16. First Amendment Buff Calls Foul on New TDOC Media Access PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Nashville Scene

    A Nashville-based First Amendment advocate is calling into question a recent tightening on media access policies within the Tennessee Department of Corrections. As well he should.


  17. Insider Selling: Corrections Corp Of America EVP Sells 13,500 Shares of StockRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 |

    ... company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $39.88. Corrections Corporation of America ( NYSE:CXW ) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is the owner and operator of privatized correctional and ...


  18. Black Monday for the Markets - China Fails to Hold the LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Huffington Post

    It's been so long since we've had a good old-fashioned market correction that many " investors " think the World is ending and are selling everything that isn't nailed down. Of course, in some cases they are right - especially if they are the kind of momentum chasers who piled into Netflix at over 250 times earnings or Tesla about the same or Amazon at 100 time earnings as they looked to carnival barkers like Cramer and Co.


  19. Busted Ashley Madison Users Scramble to ExplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | JD Journal

    Summary: Many of the individuals whose Ashley Madison profile information was released by hackers have desperately tried to explain away how their names or email addresses were linked to profiles on the affair website. Two Republican politicians from Louisiana are just two of the millions of individuals whose Ashley Madison profile information was released by hackers.


  20. Clarkson University flags at half-staff for Trustee John CorrentiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... He also most recently served as a director of Navistar International Corporation, Corrections Corporation of America and Mississippi University for Women Foundation Board. “John Correnti was a larger-than-life leader who brought the same ...