The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Outlook – July 1976 - July 1976

Release description:

This lengthy issue of The Outlook includes an open letter about viewing and treating prisoners as human beings, a piece about legalizing marijuana including proposed and existing penalties, the first chapter of a prisoner’s book about the experience of prison, and a description of the role of Assistant Director of Occupational Development. Also included are articles regarding wages for prisoners, explaining the Peace and Security Programme, news about civil liberties for prisoners, and a piece on halfway houses.

KEYWORDS:  Bill S-19, marijuana, The Law Reform Commission, Peace and Security Programme, Inmates’ Civil Liberties Committee of Canada

Coded by: Kate Garrett