The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Inside News - October 1989

Release description:

In addition to an editorial on politics and the effects politicians can have on the lives of prisoners, this issue includes a lengthy critique of Mandatory Supervision as set out in The Huggessen Report, a piece on alleged abuse of the news media by the RCMP, a review of a book about capital punishment including excerpts, and a piece on graduation for prisoners.

Keywords: Mandatory Supervision, Task Force on Release of Inmates, The Huggessen Report, Crime and Its Treatment in Canada, recidivism, The Power of Life or Death

Coded by Kate Garrett