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Chris Kirkham

Arizona Immigration Decision Could Mean Boon For Private Prison Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

As the Supreme Court upheld a central provision of Arizona's controversial immigration law on Monday -– a requirement for law enforcement to check t...

Chris Kirkham

In Quiet Corner Of South Florida, A Private Prison Pits Town Against Town

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

In a quiet patch of palm-lined subdivisions at the edge of the Everglades, a yearlong battle has been brewing over plans to build one of the largest i...

Prison Riot Leaves Guard Dead, 8 Hurt

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

BRANDON, Miss. -- A guard was killed and, at one point, hostages were taken during a riot at a Mississippi prison that holds undocumented immigrants, ...

Privately Run Prison Remains Idaho's Most Violent Lockup

AP | By REBECCA BOONE | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho -- In the last four years, Idaho's largest privately run prison has faced federal lawsuits, widespread public scrutiny, increased state o...