The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

234 results for ‘Correctional Policies’ found

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains an editorial regarding the new proposals to the parole system, and proposal of the Correctional Investigator. KEYWORDS:  ‘Parole In Canada’, discretionary... Read More

Out of Bounds v3(11)

(Spring 1985) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the cost/policies regarding incarceration and parole, the results of a survey on CSC performance, a suggestion for paring down government bureaucracy, and the state of open... Read More

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’... Read More

This large issue contains a chapter from The Law Reform Commission of Canada working papers about restitution and compensation to victims of crime, and an article by Edgar Z. Friedenberg about psychiatric... Read More

This large issue extensively covers the three-day conference of the Atlantic Provinces Corrections and Criminology Association, its group discussions, workshops, and speeches. Also included are articles... Read More

This issues includes articles on prisoners’ testimony and their reliability as witnesses, inmate pay scales inflation and the effect on living standards, and condoms and needles in prison.   KEYWORDS:... Read More

An interview with the local John Howard Society representative, an examination of the history and philosophy of the death penalty, calculations on prisoner pay and budgetting for release, and the challenges... Read More

This large issue of the Communicator contains the “Fines” chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada, an article on the relationship between law and justice, information... Read More

This issue includes articles on the implementation of the indoor smoking ban, tobacco theft from the canteen, the benefits of giving and thinking of others, the Restorative Justice Coalition, wildlife... Read More

This issue includes articles on the conversion of William Head to minimum security, the dismissal of the judicial review regarding smoking policy at William Head, barriers to visiting prisoners, and aboriginal... Read More

The articles included discuss prisoner escapes, the loss of voting rights for prisoners serving sentences of two years or more, the current state of punishment versus rehabilitation, the William Head Work... Read More

This issue includes a lengthy article on the culture in prison, and other articles on different aspects of life sentences, forgiveness and healing, the institutionalization process in prison, the death... Read More

The issue opens with discussion of the new community living prison design and its implications in regards self-policing. Other articles discuss court challenges in regards to failure to submit to urinalysis... Read More