The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

139 results for ‘Parole/Mandatory Release’ found

This issue includes articles on mandatory supervision and related statistics from the John Howard Society, a thorough examination of issues surrounding prison education programs, and early parole and other... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on proposed parole reforms, addiction in prison, multiple articles on the death penalty, the need for rehabilitative intervention to prevent people from committing... 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

The Insider – Jun/Jly 1990

(Jun/Jly 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features news from the Inmate Committee, the committee’s finances, an article written by the lone woman in a men’s prison, and reflections on the recent death of a prisoner. Also... Read More

An article gives the writer’s opinion on “law and order” and “justice” policies as well as the Citizens United for Justice and Safety, parole and remission. KEYWORDS: law... 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

This issue includes an article on marijuana and its medicinal use for curing symptoms of various diseases.  Another article on overpopulation in prisons and the relationship to in prison crime and riots... Read More

An editorial and an article discuss information and statistics on parole/mandatory supervision, and other articles include one written by Graham Stewart of the John Howard Society on Bill C-67, preparation... Read More

The editorial opens this issue with day parole and halfway houses, and other articles include the Citizens United for Justice and Safety, experience in the South African Deportation Centre, prediction... Read More

Out of Bounds v.3(8)

(January -February 1984) released from William Head Institution

The editorial discusses the parole boards discretion in setting terms and conditions when mandatory supervision is imposed and another article also discusses this topic.  Other articles include a reprint... Read More

This Christmas issue has a reprint of a Toronto Star article on evaluation of Canada’s Parole System and sentencing, and an interview with George Watson is also included. KEYWORDS: parole, sentencing,... 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

Midnight Express

(June-July 1980) released from Edmonton Institution

SUMMARY: In this issue editors propose a minimum wage work program citing successful federal prison work programs in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. A positive review of the Health Care Unit recognizes... Read More

This issue has articles on proposed government reforms on sentencing, corrections and parole, statistics on parolees and recidivism  for both conditional release and mandatory supervision programs, tips... 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