The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

113 results for ‘Death Penalty/Capital Punishment’ found

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(Aug/Sep 1985) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue details the successes of an information and intervention program, news from the chapel, updates from a club focused on communication skills, the outcomes of a fastball tournament, and... Read More

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(1999) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains several reprints, including a reprinted account of struggles with addiction, entrepreneurship in the Black community, the role of the prosecutor, religious programs in prison,... Read More

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(1998) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: Featured in this issue are announcements of upcoming events, the cost of telephone calls, and information on safe tattooing practices. Also included is a reprinted account of an experience in... Read More

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(1998) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: The newsletter includes information regarding updates to the phone systems, initiatives being put forth by the Inmate Committee, facts about tuberculosis and HIV, the construction of a new center... Read More

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(August 1990) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on proposed parole reforms, addiction in prison, multiple articles on the death penalty, the need for rehabilitative intervention to prevent people from committing... Read More

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(August 1988) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a recap of a recent sports weekend, a prisoner’s letter to their mother, a list of manuals available in the library, a reprinted article on the supposed benefits of being... Read More

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(Apr/May 1987) released from Warkworth Institution

An interview with the local John Howard Society representative, an examination of the history and philosophy of the death penalty, calculations on prisoner pay and budgetting for release, and the challenges... Read More

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(March 1995) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains updated statistics on tuberculosis in Collins Bay, how media reports on violence, and an upcoming meeting on several issues within the prison. KEYWORDS: Inmate Committee, Kirkpatrick... Read More

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(August 1995) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Prisoners’ Justice Day, HIV/AIDS in prison, the Aboriginal Theatre Group, and advocates of the death penalty. Prisoners’ limited access to phone calls, the incorrect payment... Read More

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(1999) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes a lengthy article on the culture in prison, and other articles on different aspects of life sentences, forgiveness and healing, the institutionalization process in prison, the death... Read More

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(1998) released from William Head Institution

The issue opens with discussion of the new community living prison design and its implications in regards self-policing. Other articles discuss court challenges in regards to failure to submit to urinalysis... Read More

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(1994) released from William Head Institution

A variety of topics in this issue include the death penalty, the treatment/view of substance abuse as that of disease rather than crime, Buddhism and the garden shrine at William Head, and resocialization within... Read More

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(1988) released from William Head Institution

Opening this issue is an article titled “Prison – Cure or Cause” which discusses the impact of the prison system on prisoners. Other article topics include differences between medium... Read More

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(Sep/Oct 1987) released from William Head Institution

Articles discuss prison as a form of punishment rather than prevention and treatment, the reinstatement of capital punishment, the lack of a true drug problem,  and notes from a CBC broadcast by Claire... Read More

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(April 2 1981) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

A look at prisoner pay and a questionnaire on capital punishment are the main focal points of this issue. KEYWORDS: Capital Punishment, Prisoner Pay Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More