The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

19 results for ‘Kent Institution’ found

Kent Times v1(3)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an account of becoming literate in prison, the creation of a writing workshop, tutoring programs, Aboriginal education in prison, news of institutions in America denying parole... Read More

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SUMMARY: This edition features articles from mainstream media outlets discussing prejudicial treatment of ‘ex-cons’, proposed changes to the mandatory supervision program, privatization of catering... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a piece on the failings of the prison system, a recap of a recent concert held in the prison, an article written by Claire Culhane on rising prison populations, an article... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue grapples with the ideas that prison sentencing should become more standardised, that the reinstatement of the death penalty might become public desire, and that drug addicts should... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial directed at those who have been stealing from refrigerators, the refurbishing of drones at another institution, a letter on the transition to a police state, criticism... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on the sports program, a statement from Claire Culhane, another letter from Claire Culhane on the death penalty, information on using the prison’s law library,... Read More

Cemetery Road – September 1984

(September 1984) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”.... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Canadian prisoners’ right to vote in great detail. It also addresses the Canadian penal system and its shortcomings, the previous policies of Canadian political parties... Read More

SUMMARY:  This issue includes articles on the continuous noise in prison, Inmate Committee news regarding earnings, the right for prisoners to vote, a reprinted article on nuclear war, a sports update,... Read More

Cemetery Road Issue 1

(Jul/Aug 1983) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features an editorial on the positive changes instituted by the Inmate Committee, increasing prison populations, a ceremony proposal from the Native Brotherhood, updates from the... Read More

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SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on psychological punishment, the description of prison as a degrading experience, memoriam of prisoners who have died in prison, an account of time spent in a... Read More

The Aurora News

(1955) released from Kent Institution

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