The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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(February 2008) released from Matsqui Institution

This paper includes selections of poetry and short fiction.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue includes information on the Custody Rating Scale as it is used to determine security levels, an opinion on prisons (written for Prisoner Justice Day), tips on staying connected to children while... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes nutritional facts, the rising cost of the postal service, an update from the Inmate Welfare Committee, GED program information, an update on the library, and information on... Read More

SUMMARY: The issue features a letter from the new editor who hopes to create a more positive publication, a breakdown of the nutritional value of the food being served to prisoners, quotes highlighting... Read More

This issue includes articles on escapes and reintegration, a visually impaired prisoner’s CSC lawsuit over rights to special equipment, news from the Native Brotherhood, an interview with new warden... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Winter 2008) released from William Head Institution

One article examines obstacles to transitioning back into society including PTSD and addiction, and another article discusses the Restorative Justice Symposium 2008. KEYWORDS: halfway house, release, PTSD,... Read More