The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar – April 1975 - April 1975

Release description:

This issue contains a piece on a Progressive Conservative MP looking to bring back Capital Punishment and issues with RCMP, and a discussion with Solicitor General Warren Allmand about future reforms to the prison system. Also included is a notice on prisoner pay and an argument to train prisoners for suitable employment, a critique of Crown attorney John E. Sampson and his misinformation, and a piece about the UN conference on prevention of crime and treatment of offenders. There is also information on the Springboard group.

 

Coded by: Kate Garrett

 

KEYWORDS: Springboard, CLEAN, Canadians for Law Enforcement and Application Now, Solicitor General Warren Allmand, Committee on Crime and Prevention Control, Prison for Women, Penitentiary Act, Temporary Absence