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A Prison Medical Company Faced Lawsuits From Incarcerated People. Then It Went ‘Bankrupt.’
The prison giant Corizon spun off a new company, which could allow it to pay pennies on the dollar for medical malpractice and civil rights claims.
October 31, 2021
Arizona Privatized Prison Health Care to Save Money. But at What Cost?
A landmark class-action lawsuit goes to court this week, featuring grisly testimony about botched medical care in state prisons.
February 26, 2018
How Bad is Prison Health Care? Depends on Who’s Watching
A federal judge considers $1 million in fines for one state’s “pervasive and intractable failures.”
Case in Point
March 6, 2017
Death by Mismanagement?
A case that tests corporate liability for chaos.
June 16, 2015
The Corizon CEO on Losing Its Contract With Rikers
"You win some, you lose some."
June 11, 2015
Why New York Dropped Corizon
It’s not just the big profits and dead inmates.