The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

K.P. Telescope - February 1959

Release description:

This issue contains an article about the critiques of the Habitual Criminal Act, a piece on rehabilitation by Dorothy W. Scheer (Queen of the Penal Press), an article about Christmas release by a British prisoner in open prison, and a piece about parole. Also included is an article about socialization in prison, a look at education and trades training in prison, a lengthy sports section, and poetry.

Keywords: Habitual Criminal Act, Arthur Maloney, The Hansard Report, Criminal Code, Dorothea Dix, “open prison”, Parkhurst Prison, Dartmoor Prison, National Parole Board, The Fauteux Committee,

Coded by Kate Garrett