The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

120 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

Both the editorial and an article in this issue discuss the Appeal Court ruling that the National Parole Board is entitled to use “secret” information in determining parole eligibility (without... Read More

An article on the goals, origins, and evolution of imprisonment and institutionalization, court ruling upholding Bill C-67, and and an interview with a prisoner who was first in Williams Head in 1962. KEYWORDS:... 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 2007) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue includes an article from the UBC Faculty of Law introducing their Innocence Project, and articles on advice for transitioning from prison, fear and spirituality, and a Times-Colonist reprint... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Fall 2007) released from William Head Institution

An editorial on the DNA Identification Act as well as articles on the Read Aloud Program, Native Brotherhood 2007 activities, and a heroin junkie’s experience with crime and incarceration are in... Read More

This issue includes articles on gang wars and the drug trade in BC, Buddhism and the Buddhist Sacred Meditation Garden, and using prison programs as a vehicle for change. KEYWORDS: Buddhism, cognitive... 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

Out of Bounds

(December 1996) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue with articles on the new telephone system with PIN numbers and pre-approved calling lists, a prisoner’s experience in “The Hole” (segregation), and the correlation between... Read More

Out of Bounds

(May 1983) released from William Head Institution

Charter of Rights issues as they relate to prisoners and accused persons, a UVic Martlet article on Nicaraguan prisons, parole as a solution to overcrowding, female prisoners in Canada, and an Interpol... Read More

Out of Bounds

(March 1983) released from William Head Institution

Articles include an editorial on prison overcrowding and the economics of imprisonment, prisons in developing countries, and the Ont. Supreme Court ruling that “gating” (revoking parole on... Read More

Out Of Bounds

(December 1982) released from William Head Institution

The Swedish prison system (reprinted from Let’s Talk), CP article on a judge’s rejection of breath analysis and fingerprinting, a history of prisons and punishment in Canada, and an explanation... Read More

Out Of Bounds

(July 1983) released from William Head Institution

Prison statistics, gating (revocation of mandatory supervision by the National Parole Board on the release date), and the valedictorian address from a prisoner who completed a BA (UVic) includes analyses... Read More

Out of Bounds

(May 8 1981) released from William Head Institution

Included in this issue are articles on the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and pot reform, hypnosis, CSC’s prisoner pay scales, and prisoner education. KEYWORDS: education,... Read More

Out of Bounds

(June 30 1981) released from William Head Institution

Discussion of issues surrounding punitive/rehabilitative goals, parole, programs, criminal code changes, and problems related to the damage done by prisoners at Matsqui, Kent, and Elbow Lake institutions... Read More

Out of Bounds

(March 21 1981) released from William Head Institution

Topics include abuse of police power, William Head chapel, indeterminate sentences and retribution vs rehabilitation, Juvenile Detention Homes, and a lawyer writes about informants and undercover officers... Read More