The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar – September 1975 - September 1975

Release description:

This issue addresses the issues surrounding telling the truth in legal situations, including discussion of truth serums and polygraph testing. Also discussed are “privileges” in prison, the right-to-vote for prisoners, and a comparison of Canadian and Swedish prisons. There is also a reprint from the Globe & Mail regarding problems with Canada’s parole system.

KEYWORDS:  polygraph, “privileges”

Coded by: Kate Garrett