U.S. Marshals Nominee: Work For Private Prison Corp Was Ethical | Talking Points Memo

Stacia A. Hylton, the Obama administration’s nominee to head the U.S. Marshals — who came under fire from human rights groups and criminal justice organizations for her ties to the private prison industry — told the Senate Judiciary Committee that she followed all ethics requirements before beginning her consulting work.Hylton came under fire after her nomination was announced last September because of her recent work as a consultant for GEO Group, the nation’s second largest for-profit prison company. A number of human rights and criminal justice groups wrote a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee this week criticizing her ties to the company.

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