Charter Prisons: Private Prisons 2.0 or a Race to the Top?
5 Suffolk U. L. Rev. Online 9 (2017)
7 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2017
Date Written: February 27, 2017
The flaws of private prisons have been demonstrated in practice and in theory. However, few alternatives to private prisons have been proposed. This Article proposes an alternative: charter prisons, run through public-private partnerships, which will be capable of providing more services to prisoners without increasing the cost to taxpayers.
Keywords: criminal law, private prisons, prison, public-private partnerships, charter schools, charter prison, prison reform
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