Top 5 Secrets of the Private Prison Industry

Source: Nicole Goodkind/Yahoo.Com   There are 2.3 million prisoners behind bars in the United States, costing the federal government about $55 billion a year. Ten percent of all prisons in the U.S. are privately operated. The Daily Ticker embarked on an investigation to take you behind the scenes of this unique and secretive industry. In 1984 the Corrections Corporation of …

Criminal Law 101: Understanding Oklahoma’s Criminal Preliminary Hearing

If you are charged with a felony you have a right to a preliminary hearing. A preliminary hearing is a court hearing where witnesses testify and the judge decides whether there is enough evidence against you to order you to have a trial. If the court believes there is enough evidence to believe a crime was committed and enough evidence …

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Oklahoma Group Home Operator

Source:   Randy Ellis/NewsOk Poor care by a group home operator is being blamed for the death of a man with severe developmental disabilities. Mitchell Boles, 51, died from respiratory failure due to aspiration pneumonia less than two months after he was forced to move from the Southern Oklahoma Resource Center in Pauls Valley as part of the state’s plan …