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THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011

Judge: Public can't see Idaho prison settlement

A federal judge has refused to unseal a settlement agreement between an Idaho inmate and a private prison company involving allegations of rampant violence at Idaho's privately operated prison, the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, the AP reports. The Associated Press had asked the...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2011



Judge rejects gag order in prison violence case

A federal judge has sided with the Associated Press and rejected Corrections Corp. of America's request for a sweeping gag order in the lawsuit over prison violence at Idaho's privately-run state prison, the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise. Click below for a full report...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

FBI investigating Idaho's private prison 

Associated Press reporter Rebecca Boone reports that the FBI is investigating Idaho's private-run state prison. Here's her report: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson says the U.S. Department of Justice is looking into allegations of criminal conduct among the staff at Idaho's only...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 31, 2010

THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 2010


AP: Partial settlement in prison violence case

Here's a news item from The Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The ACLU has reached a settlement with the Idaho Department of Correction in a potentially class-action lawsuit over violence at a privately run prison near Boise. Under the agreement, the Idaho Department of...

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Weekly: Inmate assaults increase at ICC

The Boise Weekly reports today that violent assaults on inmates at Idaho's privately-run Idaho Correctional Center increased in April and May after a drop in March, with six incidents in April and 11 in May through the 26th of the month. The Weekly obtained the...

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More problems at ICC, Idaho's private prison

Here's a news item from The Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state is fining private prison company Correction Corp. of America more than $40,000 and ordering it to fix problems with drug and alcohol treatment and medical care at the Idaho Correctional Center....

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SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009

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