The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

120 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

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

The editorial opens by commenting on the media misinformation.  Also included are articles on Prisoners’ Legal Services, current CSC programs vs required training, discussion of the criminality... Read More

Included in this issue is an article on Judicial Review under Section 745 of the Criminal Code (which allows prisoners the opportunity to apply for a reduction to their eligibility date) and a death row... 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

Several discussions in this issue are around the ending of the SFU Prison Education Program due to CSC policy changes. Other articles include discussion of lawsuits by prisoners, prisoner pay, and censorship... Read More

Articles on female CSC staff, prisoners rights in transfers between institutions, the plight of a 62 year old woman who is being held in maximum security and has applied several times (unsuccessfully)... Read More

This issue includes capital punishment in Canada, declining crime (with homicide statistics-reprinted from Let’s Talk), privatization of prisons, links between the media and violent crime, Elbow... Read More

An editorial and an article discuss information and statistics on parole/mandatory supervision, and other articles include one written by Graham Stewart of the John Howard Society on Bill C-67, preparation... Read More

The editorial opens this issue with day parole and halfway houses, and other articles include the Citizens United for Justice and Safety, experience in the South African Deportation Centre, prediction... Read More