The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Mission Messenger – Summer 1985 - Summer 1985

Release description:

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967, recommendations to the governor general from the Canadian Association of Adult Education, rehabilitation and recidivism, violent offenders victimized and an article which gives a general view of Canada’s prisons. Also of interest are opposing articles about “violent offenders” and “persons convicted of violent crimes”, views on the Young Offenders Act and mandatory supervision.

KEYWORDS: The Brown report, Bill S-32, Alcatraz, Swedish prisons, lithium

Coded by: Kelly E Marshall