Private Immigration Prison Must Face Forced Labor Claims as Class Action Against CoreCivic Certified

Robert Teel has been appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California as class co-counsel for a first of its kind nationwide forced labor class action case. The Court found that Mr. Teel and his co-counsel “will fairly and adequately protect the interests of the class” and “are well qualified, have … More Private Immigration Prison Must Face Forced Labor Claims as Class Action Against CoreCivic Certified

Possible Debt Relief for Victims of For-Proft College False Advertising

DeVry University is one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges with nearly $2 billion dollars a year in revenue and over $1 billion dollars in market capitalization.  Now, the government is accusing the school of deceiving consumers about the likelihood of finding a job. The Federal Trade Commission is suing DeVry for misleading consumers about the employment and … More Possible Debt Relief for Victims of For-Proft College False Advertising

New Rate Caps for Prison Phone Calls

Prison and jail phone calls, which typically cost much more than non-prison calls. Loved ones and friends have had to pay up $1 per minute to talk to an incarcerated parent.  This is because many prisons and jails profit by granting monopoly telephone contracts to the company that will charge families the most. Prison phone contracts are based … More New Rate Caps for Prison Phone Calls