AFSC Sues Arizona Over Private Prisons

Source: Jamie Ross, Courthouse News, September 16, 2011

The American Friends Service Committee asked a Superior Court judge to block Arizona from awarding private prisons any contracts to house 5,000 inmates. The Quaker group says that “private prison operators have not been maintaining adequate security standards for years,” and the state has failed to supervise them.
Arizona judge refuses to block private prison beds
Source: Bob Ortega,, September 15, 2011

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