Louisiana's profitable prisons
Inside America

Robin, Maxime
http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/11usprison

Publisher:  Le Monde diplomatique
Date Written:  01/12/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15781

Long jail sentences for trivial offences enrich local sheriffs' and police departments in the state of Louisiana -- and keep the local economy going.