The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

114 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

This issue is a milestone of five years of continuous publication, and reprints some articles from previous issues.  Subjects of articles reprinted include the Prisoners’ Rights Group, war on drugs,... Read More

This issue includes a prisoner participant’s view of the Alternatives to Violence Program and also a non-prisoner participant’s viewpoint of the program, a prisoner gives a firsthand account... Read More

This issue includes articles on the screening process for prison visitors, court challenges in regards to prisoner rights issues in disciplinary court, the Patrick Kelly case, and a prisoner recalls his... Read More

The editorial in this issue discusses the Patrick Kelly case and other article topics include censorship, CSC’s new telephone system, the upcoming smoking ban in prisons, positive justice, and AIDS... Read More

This issue’s articles include an opinion piece on suicide and articles on CSC monitoring and recording of prisoners’ telephone calls, legalization of marijuana, the link between substance abuse... Read More

Articles in this issue include the legality of “sniffer” tests on prison visitors, CSC programs and testing for prisoner substance abuse, urine tests in prison, a prisoner’s experience... Read More

An editorial and an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day, the (in)effectiveness of the war on drugs, the First Nations practice of “rediscovery” as a behavioural intervention are topics... Read More

This issue includes discussion of CSC policy in regards to personal computers and their necessity for rehabilitation, as well as articles on food costs in prison, a reprint of an article from the Journal... Read More

An article gives the writer’s opinion on “law and order” and “justice” policies as well as the Citizens United for Justice and Safety, parole and remission. KEYWORDS: law... Read More

An article on the power of words and other articles on crystal meth, the dying days in a prison medical facility of an old-time  bank robber, and a description of some of William Head’s programs... Read More

Articles in this issue include an examination and critique of  Protective Custody Units and Buddhism and meditation in prison. KEYWORDS: PCU, Protective Custody Unit, Dharma Project, Buddhism, spirituality CODED... Read More

This issue includes articles on the integration of psychological and security in prison design, new prison telephone system implementation, and government proposals regarding reinstatement of “three... Read More

This issue includes articles on “snitching” in prison, inmate access to computers, prison guard complaints regarding in-reach workers’ pay rates, the CSC’s Mission Statement (including... Read More

The editorial opines that the court system is biased according to the accused’s position and who they know, and articles discuss prisoners forfeiting individual rights in exchange for better treatment,... Read More

A variety of topics in this issue include the death penalty, the treatment/view of substance abuse as that of disease rather than crime, Buddhism and the garden shrine at William Head, and resocialization within... Read More