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Prof. Wade Henderson on Prison Phone Call Rates

Monday, May 21, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference and the Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Chair of Public Interest Law, is quoted in several news outlets on excessive prison phone call rates.

It can cost 10 times more to call anyone from prison than it does to call Singapore from a cellphone, said Wade Henderson. A 15-minute collect call from prison typically costs $10 to $17 - rates that garnered $152 million in revenue for prisons in 2011. "These are predatory rates for a literally captive audience,” he said.

Wade Henderson
Read more:
LegalTimes, "Odd Bedfellows Get Together Behind Prison Phone Rate Reform"
FierceEnterpriseCommunications, "Unlikely coalition targets phone call rates"
TechZone360, "Excessive Prison Phone Rates Target of Multi-Ideology Joint Letter to the FCC"

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