The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Messenger – August 1985 - August 1985

Release description:

This issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from the Canadian Forensic Psychiatric Seminar Violence and Society. Also of interest are articles about the American Hell’s Angels, unique prison marriages, Canada’s new divorce law and prisoner mental health.

KEYWORDS: Terry Fox Run, Victorian Humanists, lenient, restitution, public perception, crime statistics, strategies, accountability, capital punishment, suicide

Coded by: Kelly E. Marshall