Bureau of Prisons
BOP and Private Prisons: Minor Implications for Juvenile Justice (for Now)
When President Obama announced in August that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) would move away from contracting with for-profit correctional companies, Youth Services Insider speculated that the actual prospect of that was entirely contingent on the next president.
Fed Phaseout on Private Prisons: What It Means for Juvenile Offenders
Following a damning report from its inspector general’s office, the Department of Justice announced late last week that the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) would gradually move away from contracting with private corrections agencies to securely confine federal inmates.
Obama’s Juvenile Solitary Ban: The Test Will Be with Contractors
Both President Obama and the U.S. Supreme Court chose Monday, January 25, a day in which the federal government didn’t even open for business, to make juvenile justice headlines. The high court continued its tradition of answering one question about life without parole sentences while creating another question.