The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar – January 1975 - January 1975

Release description:

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform, and an article on “volunteerism”. There is also a piece about St. Leonard’s Halfway House, including admission policy and house rules.

KEYWORDS:  Parole Board, “good time”, statutory remission, parole revocation, Day Parole, Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, Marcotte decision, Supreme Court

Coded by: Kate Garrett