The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Out of Bounds - 1999

  • Name:Out of Bounds
  • Date:1999
  • Institution: William Head Institution
  • Topics: Aboriginal Prisoners, Community In-Reach, Crime Victims, Entertainment, Human Rights, International issues, Police & Policing, Views on Incarceration,
  • Release Description:

    This issue is dedicated to the topic of restorative justice.  The First Nations’ approach to restorative justice is explained, as is the Medicine Wheel, “the basis for many native spiritual and practical teachings.”  There is an article on the Symposium on Restorative Justice and Serious Crime, as well as a piece on Canadian offenders serving time in American prisons.  Also in this issue is information about L.I.N.C (Long-term Inmates in the Community) and a humorous take on conflict resolution. 

    KEYWORDS: transformative justice, healing justice, alternative dispute resolution, community justice, retributive justice, transfer treaties

    Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle