By Carl Takei, ACLU National Prison Project at 9:59am
How can you tell that a private prison company is getting desperate? When its lobbyists and PR reps start throwing shade at the ACLU for "politics and posturing."
This new "politics and posturing" talking point is awfully ironic coming from the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) – the oldest and largest for-profit prison company in America. Has the company forgotten the more than $18 million they've spent since 1999 on federal lobbying? What about all the time they spent aggressively litigating at the state level to shield their prisons from being subject to open rec
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