The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Communicator – March 1975 - March 1975

Release description:

This large issue of the Communicator contains the “Fines” chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada, an article on the relationship between law and justice, information about and an interview with Penitentiary Legal Services, and a criticism of the control of prisoner clothing during Temporary Absences. Also included is information about Howard House — residence for men on full parole, mandatory supervision, or probation, a report on the Jaycee charter anniversary, and a piece about Illinois considering “flat-time” sentences.

KEYWORDS:  The Law Reform Commission of Canada, day-fine, Conference on Sentencing Alternatives and Methods, Temporary Leave of Absence, Howard House, Penitentiary Legal Services (P.L.S.), Jaycees, “flat-time”

Coded by: Kate Garrett