The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

295 results for ‘Correctional Policies’ found

This issue starts off with an article about the enactment of Bill C-36 by Solicitor General Douglas Lewis. Next, there is an article highlighting NBA player Magic Johnson and his struggle with HIV, which... Read More

In this issue, information regarding legal representation and community in-reach programs for prisoners is provided in this issue. Also given attention are prisoner tax problems, the benefits to health... Read More

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

  An article about how the government controls public discourse through the mass media takes up the bulk of the issue. Concerns about prisoner pay, earnings, and taxes are also given a good deal of... Read More

Parole board backlog and the low rate of granted early release are the main focal points of this issue, as well as an editorial by Claire Culhane about the “gating” of prisoners. Other subjects... Read More

Concerns about upcoming renovations to the Mission Institute start off this issue that includes an explanation of the mission statement, a look at the Canadian Pension Plan, and an article about international... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains a significant amount of short fiction and other writings. There is also a reprinted article that criticizes Case Management Teams and the programs they put prisoners into and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a response to Clifford Olsen’s bid for early release, a better means for treating addiction, the increase in prison suicides, continued debate over a prison smoking ban,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features new potential drug screening measures, thoughts on the privatization of prisons, a piece on criminal lawyers, the need for a needle exchange program, the failing of the prison... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reprint on prison stresses and their implications, a sports update, news from the Inmate Committee, and proposed changes to the CSC decision-making process. KEYWORDS: John... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains an editorial regarding the new proposals to the parole system, and proposal of the Correctional Investigator. KEYWORDS:  ‘Parole In Canada’, discretionary... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features an update following the Inmate Welfare Committee’s meeting, the lowering of the CSC’s budget for rehabilitative programs, the availability of entry level trades college... Read More