The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Out of Bounds - 1983

  • Name:Out of Bounds
  • Date:1983
  • Institution: William Head Institution
  • Topics: Entertainment, George Watson, Mental Health, Sentencing, Sports, Views on Incarceration,
  • Release Description:

    The editorial opines that the court system is biased according to the accused’s position and who they know, and articles discuss prisoners forfeiting individual rights in exchange for better treatment, the legal status of various drugs in Canada, and the upcoming election (which will allow prisoners to vote for the first time).

    KEYWORDS: drugs, prisoners’ voting rights, sentencing bias, individual rights

    CODED BY: Kevin Birch