The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

Subjects of articles in this issue include the Convict Code, the John Howard Society, misconceptions of criminals and police, preparing for parole hearings, parole appeals, and 2 articles (and a poem)... Read More

Articles on prisoner pay and inmate conditions, the scheduled completion of an 80 man unit, an elderly prisoner’s experience and perception of the parole system, the new “Intensive Parole Supervision... 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

(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

(February 27 1981) released from William Head Institution

A letter from Claire Culhane to the Prisoners’ Rights Group of Burnaby touches on topics including prisoner illiteracy, prisons as punishment vs rehabilitation, and fighting violence in Canada.  Also... Read More

This issue starts off with a short story about a prisoners’ release and the issue he faces while being on parole. There is also an article that looks at both conditions inside Canadian Prisons and... Read More

This issue contains an article explaining the parameters around the disenfranchisement of prisoners and their right to vote; it compares Canada’s laws to other countries’. Also, a submission from the... Read More

      KEYWORDS:  convict wages, drug testing, behaviour alteration programs, Bill C-31, prison over-crowding conference  Read More

Tarpaper – July/August 1979

(July/August 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue begins with two articles discussing conjugal visits.  Questions surrounding parole are answered in-depth and the role of psychology in the criminal justice system is explored.  Also of interest... 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

A number of articles in this issue focus on drugs: in the prison, on the street,testing, trafficking.  Mumia Abu-Jamal shares his thoughts on the treatment of African Americans in the justice system and... Read More

In this issue, the Street Prep column offers prisoners a detailed outline for a written plan to re-enter society, specifying goals that will contribute to success on the outside.  Another article provides... Read More