Private Prison Company Contends Feds Acted Illogically and Illegally
Houston Chronicle
October 4, 2016

“One of the nation’s largest corrections companies contends the Department of Justice acted “illogically” and illegally when it decided to phase out its use of private prisons.

“Florida-based GEO Group, which operates two Texas facilities that face closure, launched the attack this week in what it says is the nation’s first legal challenge to the recent decision out of Washington.

“The official protest, a primary step toward a lawsuit, could freeze any changes in the procurement process until an administrative judge can consider matters, including how private prisons measure up compared to those run by the government.”

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