Texas first contracted with private prisons to honor the Constitution, not to save money.
Despite a history of abuse and bad conditions, private prison corporation GEO keeps getting contracts from the state.
Texas's impressive new prison museum engages in a little escapism of its own
Inmate Mark Knox claims Texas prison guards brutalized him. The ACLU fears that in an expanding and unwieldy TDCJ system Knox is far from alone.
Texas's mentally impaired used to go to treatment centers. Now they go to prison.
If you think your HMO is bad, check out what Texas has created for its prison inmates