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David Fathi

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Director of the National Prison Project at the American Civil Liberties Union; former Director of the US Program at Human Rights Watch

David Fathi on KCRW

Incarcerating criminal convicts is part of the justice system, which is run by government. So, why do we have private prisons?

Private prisons: justice and profits

Incarcerating criminal convicts is part of the justice system, which is run by government. So, why do we have private prisons?

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On Death Row in Texas, José Medellín admits to the rapes and murders of two teen-age girls 15 years ago in Houston.

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