(HRW Letter to Harley Lappin, Director of the US Federal Bureau of Prisons)
Breaking Federal Prison News: President Bush Signed Into Law 'The Second Chance Act of 2007' on April 9, 2008, Allowing the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to Consider Additional Release Benefits for Federal Prisoners
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Privatization of the Prison System
Charles E. Samuels, Jr., appointed director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) by Attorney General Eric Holder on December 21, 2011, started at the bottom as a correctional officer (prison guard) more than 23 years ago.