The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

112 results for ‘Crime and Criminality’ found

Tarpaper – March/April 1975

(March/April 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

The importance of community involvement in rehabilitating prisoners, the realities of white collar crime, and the controversial practice of security staff wearing handcuff-shaped tie pins are all covered... Read More

Tarpaper – March 1974

(March 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes pieces on community connection improvement, meditation, and a prisoner profile. There is also an article reprinted from the Globe and Mail denouncing plea bargaining. KEYWORDS:  plea... Read More

Tarpaper – April 1974

(April 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains a long piece examining what prison is for, an article about what it means to be a well-adjusted person, a piece on prisoners building planes for the Air Cadet League of Canada, and... Read More

Tarpaper – November 1973

(November 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue addresses problems with parole, Solicitor General staff changes, the futility of sending drug addicts to prison, and prison terms for the impoverished. Also included is the discussion of a report... Read More

Tarpaper – July 1972

(July 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes opinions on recidivism and how prison and punishment needs to change, and an article on “model” prisons in Washington State. Also included are excerpts from the Standing... Read More

This issue of Inside Outside addresses the emphasis media places on recidivists rather than successful parolees, and discusses the function of The Fortune Society in assisting prisoners. KEYWORDS: The... Read More

This issue contains an editorial about a murder in the prison, part one of a look at the sub-culture of prisons, a piece on the legal issues facing prisoners, and an article outlining the differences between... Read More

This edition opens with an announcement that Out of Bounds is now available on the World Wide Web.  Restorative justice is frequently featured in this issue, including information on the Experiential... Read More

This edition focuses heavily on post-carceral issues, particularly employment and vocational training.  Alternatives to incarceration, such as probation, is also a recurring topic.  The Lodestar urges... Read More

Advance – September 1966

(September 1966) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue opens with an article by the warden commenting on the positive relationship that has developed between the staff and the prisoners.  Also in this edition are articles on the food services in... Read More

Advance – Autumn 1971

(Autumn 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains a number of articles debating the hiring of ex-convicts.  The newly-formed Inmate Committee, the new chaplain’s assistant, and the woman behind the Kingston Half-Way House and Drop-In... Read More

Rehabilitation and parole are recurring themes in this issue of the C.B. Diamond.  There is an article on the Vocational Placement for the Osborne Association which finds employment for ex-convicts as... Read More

A number of articles in this issue focus on drugs: in the prison, on the street,testing, trafficking.  Mumia Abu-Jamal shares his thoughts on the treatment of African Americans in the justice system and... Read More

In this issue, Claire Culhane weighs in on the building of more prisons in Canada and the warden discusses drugs and alcohol,the new drug policy at Warkworth, the CSC Mission Statement, and problems surrounding... Read More

A profile on ex-convict Serge Leclerc, re-printed from the Globe and Mail, details his struggles with incarceration and his accomplishments before and after his release.  Also profiled is Claire Culhane,... Read More