The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Sentencing’ found

This lengthy issue of The Outlook includes an open letter about viewing and treating prisoners as human beings, a piece about legalizing marijuana including proposed and existing penalties, the first chapter... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue of Inside News contains articles on official pardons, ex-prisoners and Project Re-Entry, parole and temporary absences, and a critique of transcendental meditation. Also included is an editorial... Read More

This Christmas/New Year edition addresses problems with the RCMP and the part Canadian press plays in guarding civil liberties. Also included is an article suggesting a comprehensive reform of laws covering... 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

Tarpaper – Jan/Feb 1979

(Jan/Feb 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue reports news of a cabinet decision to reclassify Matsqui as maximum security and explores the problem of overcrowding in maximum security institutions in Canada. Articles examine the... 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 editorial discusses the current focus on victim rights and the focus on the perception of justice and security . Other article topics include waiting in remand for trial, the InsideArt Coop marketing... 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 prisoner participant’s view of the Alternatives to Violence Program and also a non-prisoner participant’s viewpoint of the program, a prisoner gives a firsthand account... 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 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

This issue includes articles on the integration of psychological and security in prison design, new prison telephone system implementation, and government proposals regarding reinstatement of “three... Read More

The editorial opines that the court system is biased according to the accused’s position and who they know, and articles discuss prisoners forfeiting individual rights in exchange for better treatment,... Read More