The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Out of Bounds - 2001

  • Name:Out of Bounds
  • Date:2001
  • Institution: William Head Institution
  • Topics: Convict Code, Crime Causation-Correlation, Post-Carceral Issues, Race & Ethnicity, Sports, Views on Incarceration, Violence and Abuse of Power,
  • Release Description:

    This edition features an open letter to the Commisioner of  CSC detailing one prisoner’s claims of abuse at Bowden Institution. The legality of the Psychopathy Checklist (Revised) being conducted without prisoner consent is the subject of a legal article. Pat Rafferty discusses his experiences in a Mexican prison and Calbraith MacLeod writes about his experiences doing time and being released. Restorative justice is the subject of a lenghty piece which re-caps the various approaches taken while another article consider the C.U.R.E. ( Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants) approach.

    KEYWORDS: PCL-R, Anarchist Black Cross, restorative justice coalition, experiential dialouge, co-dependence, Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (c.u.r.e.), “12 criteria of psychological health”

    Coded by: Melissa Munn