As COVID-19 Surges Through Prisons, Guards and Inmates Sue
CoreCivic, one of the nation’s largest private prison companies is being sued by one of its correctional officers. As late as the end of March, when California was under shelter-in-place orders to limit the spread of the coronavirus, meals at Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego were still served in the “chow hall” with hundreds of people from different housing units congregating together. The number of infections at the detention center climbed to more than 250