The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

19 results for ‘1993’ found

The Gladiator

(1993 Issue 1 ) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a newly instituted advice column discussing the role of correctional officers, an article offering an alternative view of how to approach substance use, and a list of... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains several thank you letters for donations made by prisoners, news of a new chaplain, and a new laundry room. The majority of the content are re-prints on health advice on exercise,... Read More

The Bath Times

(1993) released from Bath Institution

This issue includes an interview with Kingston Whig Standard publisher, John G. Doherty, an interview with a Case Management Officer about the role,  an interview with two tutors and a teacher of prisoners,... Read More

Westmorland Whistle

(November 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains pieces on the new Deputy Warden, cocaine, the effects of Winter on the mood, and poetry. Keywords: Deputy Warden Michael Flanagan, Alternatives to Violence Project, Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Westmorland Whistle

(October 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains an editorial about the importance of truth, articles on the elimination of the prisoner vote, the focus of American television on violent crime stories, and plans for where to house... Read More

The editors of this edition speak about the uncertainties around the closure of the Prison for Women. Also covered in this newsletter is the issue of clemency for battered women who are now in prison,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

Tightwire

(Christmas 1993) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This Tightwire issue contains Christmas cards, poetry, and the prison’s chapel schedule.  It discusses anger resolution, computer skills, The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, and risk... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter offers information on wages and expenses within the institution and a list of services available to prisoners. This issue includes a large amount of reprints, most notably a reprint... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains several opinion pieces, including thoughts on the reliability of juries, stereotyping, new initiatives put forth by the government, rehabilitation, the prisoner/guard relationship,... Read More

The Outlook – 1993(?)

(1993(?)) released from

SUMMARY: This issue contains advice on how to help someone who is struggling with depression, thoughts on personal choices within prison, views on addiction and recovery, knowledge as a means of preserving... Read More

The Outlook – Winter 1992/1993

(Winter 1992/1993) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains stats on incarceration, wages in Swiss prisons, invitation to a self-help group, systemic racism in the legal system, a personal account of the prison system, information on... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes thoughts on the implementation of a new government department, information on a legal aid fund, an organization that helps with transitioning to life outside of prison, one... Read More

Two articles in this issue discuss newly enacted Bill C-36, including Chapter 20 which allows the detention of high risk violent offenders after sentence expiry (gating).  Also, a prisoner writes about... Read More

This issue includes articles on complaint processes in prison, the loss of prisoner voting rights, Robert Hare and psychopathy, open letter to the CSC Commissioner requesting funding for computers, a John... Read More