The D.C. Zoning Commission voted this week against allowing the Corrections Corporation of America to build a prison in Ward 8. A panel of experts joins Kojo to discuss the ramifications of this decision and the alternative proposals under consideration for dealing with D-C’s prison population.


  • Eric Lotke Executive Director, D.C. Prisoners' Legal Services Project
  • Joe Johnson Corrections Corporation of America
  • Harold Brazil D.C. Councilmember (D-At Large); Chairman of the Committee on Economic Development
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)


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