Over the next few days, we'll be posting 2009's top six stories related to private prisons. This is the fourth biggest story of the year.
#4 - Small Companies, Big Scandals
Some of the smaller private prison corporations had the biggest controversies in 2009. From debates over CEC's payments to the McLennan County Sheriff to LCS's flagship failure and big problems at Southwestern Correctional, it's been a tough year for the small private prison companies.