The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Con.T.A.C.T. - 1979

Release description:

In addition to an editorial on the establishment of a Prisoner Information Service, this issue contains pieces on the 3rd Annual Exceptional People’s Olympiad, crises in Canadian prisons, and conjugal visits in Mississippi. Also included is a very in-depth Inmate’s Grievance Manual, questions to and answers from the Parole Board, facts about the death penalty, and an opinion piece on the “creation” of a criminal. Poetry and sports sections are also included.

Keywords: Prisoner’s Information Service, Classification Officer, Inmate Grievance Committee, Temporary Absences, Day Parole, Special Corrections Unit (S.C.U.),

Coded by Kate Garrett