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August 20, 2013 (The Sentencing Project)

New Publication: International Trends in Prison Privatization

Private prison companies in the U.S. and elsewhere have expanded their reach to operate prisons and immigration detention systems in at least 11 nations on five continents. In Australia, Scotland, England and Wales, and New Zealand at least 11% of prisoners are now held in private facilities.

Read the full report here.

Issue Area(s): Incarceration