The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

43 results for ‘Claire Culhane’ found

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

This issue includes information pertaining to the process of parole eligibility including some of the limitations that inmates experience.  A letter by Claire Culhane in support of Prisoner Justice Day... 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 prison education and the Prison University Program as well as the Prison Legal Services Project, which provides Legal Aid services to prisoners for addressing prison issues. KEYWORDS:... Read More

Claire Culhane’s court victory over denial of prison visits by several institutions, a Manitoba court victory for prisoners’ voting rights, an article on the use of informants, and an interview... Read More

The history of Race Rock lighthouse, history of the chapel (Part I), some statistics on prisoners and corrections, and correspondence between Claire Culhane/The Prisoners’ Rights Group to the AG... Read More

This issue includes discussion of using electronic “leashes” to monitor parolees, including the John Howard Society’s position.  Also, a reprint of an Out of Line article on parole,... Read More

Articles discuss prison as a form of punishment rather than prevention and treatment, the reinstatement of capital punishment, the lack of a true drug problem,  and notes from a CBC broadcast by Claire... Read More

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More