12, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuit
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual ...
08, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Two Bidders Seek Private Prison Contract
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage East Mississippi Correctional Facility and three other privately operated prisons.