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Professor’s Op-ed on Termination of Private Prison Contracts Featured in Orlando Sentinel

September 15, 2016

Filed Under: Faculty, News, Research

FSU College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Professor Dan Mears was featured as a guest columnist in the Sept. 10 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.
 
In the article, Dr. Mears addresses the Department of Justice’s unprecedented step of seeking to terminate all federal private-prison contracts. He discusses if the decision is sound, if states should follow suit, and ultimately, the need for credible research. 
 
Visit the Orlando Sentinel’s website to read the full article.