The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

Includes an editorial on the effectiveness of the William Head model, including views on punishment by the institution and also has articles on  Nelson Mandela’s prison experience at Robben Island,... Read More

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

This issue is dedicated to the topic of restorative justice.  The First Nations’ approach to restorative justice is explained, as is the Medicine Wheel, “the basis for many native spiritual and practical... Read More

This special issue of Out of Bounds consists solely of poetry.  Read More

The Federal Court ruling on the security fence at William’s Head Institution is recapped in this issue (i.e. why does a minimum security facility have a medium security fence?).  Capital punishment... Read More

The editorial in this is edition challenges the media’s presentation of crime and the public’s perceptions of harm.  One prisoner reviews the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) while others... Read More

This edition features an open letter to the Commisioner of  CSC detailing one prisoner’s claims of abuse at Bowden Institution. The legality of the Psychopathy Checklist (Revised) being conducted... Read More

This edition discusses the ban on smoking in federal institutions (including a report on research done at the Regional Health Centre in Abbotsford) and  sentencing reforms in the Criminal Code of Canada.... Read More

This issue is dedicated to Claire Culhane, a well-known prisoners’ rights advocate, who passed away in April of 1996.  There are letters from Ms. Culhane herself as well as letters from prisoners sharing... Read More