Prison Co. Denied Reconsideration In Detainee Labor Case

By Allissa Wickham (August 27, 2015, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Wednesday denied a bid by the owner of a private detention center accused of forcing immigration detainees to work for little or no pay to reconsider denying its motion to dismiss under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, saying the company was just trying to revisit old issues.

U.S. District Judge John L. Kane bluntly shot down Geo Group Inc.'s bid for reconsideration, saying the company had failed to point out any new evidence or change in the law, and had only provided an "expanded version" of its old arguments about the TVPA.

The judge also refused...

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