Watch the above video: Missouri went from 5,000 to 30,000 inmates in the ’90s.
Another privatization lawsuit: The group ProgressOhio has joined with prison guards to file suit challenging Gov. John Kasich’s plan to privatize several prisons, alleging violations of the Ohio Constitution. The complaint is here.
Georgia grand jury declines to indict prison guards accused of severely beating several inmates. (Disproving, I suppose, the adage that a prosecutor can get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich.)