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Drugs are a major theme of this issue with two prisoners giving detailed and candid accounts of their drug use and addiction.  Other articles include information for prisoners about how to access their... Read More

The 2003 conversion of William Head from a medium to a minimum security prison receives some criticism in the editorial section of this issue.  The proposed termination of the Entry Level Trade Training... Read More

In this issue there is discussion of a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, prisoners’ rights, Prisoners’ Justice Day and Claire Culhane, improving one’s quality of life in prison,... Read More

This issue contains an article detailing the tragic results of double-bunking and another highlighting a number of wrongful convictions in Canada, most notably, David Milgaard.   The effectiveness of... Read More

William Head’s conversion from a medium to a minimum security prison is covered in this issue.  The warden is interviewed and answers questions regarding the new security status among other things. ... Read More

Articles on the value of adult education (and its effect on recidivism), being the wife of a prisoner, taking accountability for one’s crime, restorative justice process and sentencing circles, and... Read More

In this issue the editor reveals talk of plans for a Pathways residence for Aboriginal prisoners, an intensive drug support unit (ISU) and a Temporary Detention Unit at William Head.  The editor also... Read More

A couple of articles on the experience of men in their early twenties who are new to federal time, and articles on nonviolent communication and the use of ion and itomizer scanners’ on visitors are... Read More

This is the last issue before William Head returns to minimum security (from medium) and several articles discuss this.   Other topics include the William Head Inmate Committee taking CSC to court over... Read More

This edition opens with an announcement that Out of Bounds is now available on the World Wide Web.  Restorative justice is frequently featured in this issue, including information on the Experiential... Read More

An article from the Times-Colonist reporting a change to maximum security requirements for first and second degree murderers is reprinted along with a response to the article, and other subjects include... Read More

The Psychopathy Checklist – Revised (PCL-R) and its potential for misapplication (and abuse) in prisons is discussed, and other articles discuss spending Christmas in jail, a prisoner’s sister’s... Read More

This issue contains two major announcements: CSC’s replacement of the detested Millennium telephone system and the long-awaited closure of P4W.  Also in this issue are articles on the convict code,... Read More

Articles include discussion of CSC’s evaluation of future possibilities for changes to the prison model, a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, legal article on the faint hope clause, labeling and... Read More

Greater Victoria Victim Services conferences is the subject of the editorial with information on the residential school and restorative justice workshops, followed by articles on the death penalty, a prisoner’s... Read More