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  1. Dick Cheney's AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Slate Magazine

    ... are hellscapes of rape, abuse, and violence from gangs and guards. At the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility, for example , prisoners lacked functioning toilets and were forced to "defecate into Styrofoam trays or plastic trash bags" ...

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  2. Marty Russell: May be time to rethink prison privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... all sorts of abuse and mismanagement at one of the state's privately run prisons, East Mississippi Correctional Facility. While moving at a glacial pace through the judicial system, the suit, brought by the ACLU on behalf of the inmates there, ...

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  3. Private Prison Operator Fires Indicted ConsultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... r Mississippi private prisons on a contract worth $60 million a year. One of those is East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County.

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  4. Private prison operator MTC fires indicted consultantRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... ore Thursday, MTC was in the final stages of negotiating a renewal of its deal to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.

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  5. Miss. prison boss pleads not guilty to bribery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and seek new proposals. MTC will keep running Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in the meantime. East Mississippi and Walnut ...

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  6. Prison boss pleads not guilty to accepting bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... and seek new proposals. MTC will keep running Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in the meantime. East Mississippi and Walnut ...

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  7. Mississippi Corrections Commissioner resigns, charged with 49 federal counts of briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... for the plaintiffs, inspected the private prison over a period of several days. "East Mississippi Correctional Facility is an extraordinarily dangerous prison," he concluded in his report. "All prisoners confined there are subjected on a daily basis ...

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  8. Two out-of-state companies put in bids for four private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional []

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  9. Utah firm seeks to keep Mississippi prison contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  10. Two Bidders Seek Private Prison ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County ...

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  11. 2 bidders seek Miss. private prison contractRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility and Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  12. Private Mississippi prison conditions called 'barbaric' in lawsuit, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Standing blood on cell floors, rats, and regular abuse of inmates characterize the poor conditions of a private prison in Meridian, Miss., leading to a lawsuit from the ACLU and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports . The litigation, filed Thursday , accuses the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, which is run by the Utah firm Management & Training Corp., of being in a deplorable state.

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  13. Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuitRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Washington Times

    Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual inmates at the prison, operated on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Management and Training Corp. of Centerville, Utah.

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  14. Civil Rights Advocates Take Action to Protect All Prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional FacilityRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - Civil rights advocates filed a motion in federal court today to protect all prisoners at the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility from conditions that corrections and medical experts have described as "dangerous," "dysfunctional," and tantamount to "torture."

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  15. Mississippi Sued Over 'Hellish' Conditions in For-Profit PrisonRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Common Dreams

    At the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, sometimes incarcerated people are forced to resort to starting fires to get attention from negligent staff. Denial of food and medical care.

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  16. MDOC seeks new deals at 4 prisonsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... says he wants more security staff hired at Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Epps says Utah-based Management & Training ...

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  17. Three Guards Injured in Prison StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Three prison guards were injured in a stabbing at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility Thursday morning.

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  18. Authorities Investigating Alleged Rape at EMCFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an alleged sexual assault at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lost Gap.

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  19. 9 inmates hurt in fight at prison in MississippiRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | SFGate

    ... overuse of force and inadequate medical care for young inmates. MTC also operates the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian, the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Holly Springs and the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in ...

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  20. Prison employee accused of having sex with Mississippi inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A prison worker has been accused of allegedly have sex with an inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

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