Tuesday, November 02, 2010

How Some U.S. State Laws Are Written

NPR's Morning Edition has a two-part series showing how private prison companies worked to draft, then enact the harsh Arizona immigration law so they could build and fill new prisons.
October 28, 2010 - Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law
7 min 47 sec - transcript available
October 29, 2010 - Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny
7 min 46 sec - transcript available