The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Mountain Echo – October 1992 - October 1992

Release description:

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right to choose whether or not to participate in various correctional programs. It also features debates about sex offenders and the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, as well as an article discussing police violence. Also included are write-ups about prisoner rights by Claire Culhane and a book review for “The Infested Blanket”.

KEYWORDS: Prisoner Right to Vote, Sex Offenders, Daniel Possee Killing, Bill C-36, Claire Culhane, Decarceration