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The case against the Mississippi Department of Corrections for its treatment of prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional Facility goes to trial this week. Photo courtesy MDOC

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Private Prison Trial Starts Today Over Alleged Squalor, Rats, Deaths

Inmates housed at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility alleged squalor conditions, solitary confinement practices, lack of medical and mental health care, and an overall unsafe environment. Five years later, the …


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