NACDL News: NACDL Opposes Private Prisons, Urges Sweeping Reforms in the Absence of a Ban

At its 2017 annual meeting on July 29, 2017, in San Francisco, the Board of Directors of the NACDL adopted a statement and resolution opposing prison privatization and urging various critical reforms to the extent incarcerated individuals in the United States continue to be housed in privately-operated prisons and jails. The issue was studied in great depth by NACDL’s Corrections Committee, which developed and presented the statement and resolution adopted by NACDL’s Board of Directors.