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Briefly summarize the history of private prisons in the United States and advise their current status and/or popularity.

Compare and contrast criminal justice organizations with nonprofit organizations.

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Mulch, M. (2009). CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN PRIVATE PRISONS. National Lawyers Guild Review, 66(2), 70-94.

Mulch reveals that the U.S. Department of Justice shows that during "the 18th century, the modern prison emerged . . . [and] the use of privately operated facilities became popular." During this era, "government officials would often appoint a head jailer in a particular locality. While the jailer held a quasi-public position, it was not uncommon for ...

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200 words of notes and a reference are briefly integrated to summarize some of the history of private prisons in the United States. The solution also advises of their current status and/or popularity.

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