The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

S.M. Innovator v1(2) - 1995

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SUMMARY: This issue contains a piece on the effects of overcrowding, an article arguing that past trauma does not excuse criminal acts, inflated crime statistics, the visitation process and the effects of having a family member in prison, and thoughts on nature vs nurture in relation to crime. There is a reprint on the portrayal of crime in the media and another on the political use of crime. Also included.  another reprint from William Head Institution on a new drug detection device being used during visitation.

KEYWORDS: Community Integration Program, Emotions Anonymous Group, recidivism, Section 745

Coded by Bethany Sanjenko