This issue contains pieces on penal reform and rehabilitation, including an editorial on why penal reform is necessary, articles on proposed prison reforms, what prisoners would change within the prison and justice systems, and a look at prisons and correctional procedures in Western Europe. Also included is a lengthy piece on wives of prisoners and the HELPMATE group, facts about the John Howard Society, the aims of the National Conference Committee, and a piece on remand centres.

KEYWORDS:  HELPMATE, Congress of Criminology and Corrections, National Conference Committee, John Howard Society, The Bail Reform Act, Legal Aid, Outmate program

Coded by: Kate Garrett