The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Messenger – January 1986 - January 1986

Release description:

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  Also here are various press articles covering the death penalty, sentencing and mandatory supervision. Also discussed are Canadian Supreme Court judgments on conflicting jurisdiction among provincial judges, solitary confinement, drugs in prison, support for prison guards and an article stating activist Claire Culhane’s many concerns.

KEYWORDS: Canadian Charter Rights and Freedoms sections: 7,8,12,24, Bills C67-68, Pre-parole Assessment, Alcohol Treatment Program, overcrowding, staff trafficking, Vantour Report, Canadian Sentencing Commission, National Parole Board Appeals Committee, criminal justice industry, Methadone clinics.

Coded by: Kelly E Marshall