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Justice Department will again use private prisons

February 28, 2017

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By Matt Zapotosky February 23 The Justice Department will once again use private prisons to house federal inmates, reversing an Obama-era directive to stop using the facilities, which officials had then deemed less safe and less effective than those run by the government. In a one-paragraph memo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the previous directive […]