In the early s Harvey Weinstein called me into his office. There was a pile of scripts sitting on his desk. Later in the conversation, he mentioned that he had an agreement with his wife. He could sleep with whomever he wanted when he was out of town.
Unfortunately, due to the lack of public access to private prison contracts, most of the details are unknown. Shortly before her death, the woman reported that she had been raped and assaulted by male inmates who were housed in the same cell block.
She also reported being sexually humiliated by a GEO guard after reporting to the warden that guards allowed male and female inmates to have sex.
A state audit showed that the jail barely kept the minimum number of guards required in the contract. Successive California governors have taken thousands from private prison corporations. Their lobbying operation, however, is much bigger than giving money to a couple of Golden State governors.
Medical staff have been found to be poorly trained and under-employed, sometimes dishing out wrong or different prescriptions to inmates.
At some private facilitiesthose women are herded like cattle and forced to give birth in chains. In one case at a CCA prison in Dallas, a four-day-old child died after her mother gave birth to her in a toilet because officials at the private prison refused her medical care.
Their incarceration represents a perpetuation of that violence on both sides of the prison walls. Does the mistrust in law and order and simmering resentment promulgated by these policies not put communities at risk as well? The women behind the open letter know that a new private prison for women is just about the furthest thing from what the state needs to be doing right now to address its addiction to mass incarceration.Your source for local news, sports, high school sports and weather in and around Jefferson City, Columbia, Fulton and the Lake of the Ozarks.
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Your source for local news, sports, high school sports and weather in and around Jefferson City, Columbia, Fulton and the Lake of the Ozarks. All of Mid-Missouri. Both AMC and Smilegate were in discussions to invest in Telltale Games, deals that management thought would save the company. In April, The Bakersfield Californian reported that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) signed a contract with private prison company GEO Group to re-open and operate a women's facility in Mcfarland, California.
GEO Group will own and operate the bed facility and is expected to make around $9 million per year at full occupancy.