The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Mountain Echo – April 1992 - April 1992

Release description:

This issue touches on a wide range of topics, such as prisoners right to vote federally, myths and realities about temporary absence passes(TAPs), the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, and condom distribution to curb the spread of AIDS and HIV in prisons. Other subjects include an informative article about cooking apprenticeships and a personal reflection of a prisoner about dealing with his history of abuse in foster care.

KEYWORDS: Prisoner Right to Vote, Tradesmen Qualification, Temporary Absence Passes, Aboriginal Justice System, J.J. Harper Murder, AIDS, Failure of Foster Care

Coded by: Joe Lanaway