Private prisons seemed to be the answer to America’s overpopulated prisons in the 1980s. It’s since become a controversial topic of debates. Experts discuss if the problem is with private prisons, or with our country’s incarceration system as a whole.
- Sharon Dolovich, Professor of Law, UCLA, Director of the Prison Law and Policy Program, UCLA, Director of Covid-19 Behind Bars Project, UCLA
- Sen. Robert Peters, State Senator, 13th District in Illinois
- Alexandra Wilkes, National Spokeswoman, Day One Alliance
- Rep. Jack McFarland, State Representative, 13th District in Louisiana