The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

113 results for ‘Death Penalty/Capital Punishment’ found

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(June-July 1980) released from Edmonton Institution

SUMMARY: In this issue editors propose a minimum wage work program citing successful federal prison work programs in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. A positive review of the Health Care Unit recognizes... Read More

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(November 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

In this issue of Tarpaper, a discussion on the purpose of incarceration is presented with focus given to the living conditions of prisoners, and its possible effect on deterrence from future offending.... Read More

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(November 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue features a poem addressed to an ex prisoner’s wife that reflects on the day to day life of a prisoner; it highlights the food, medical care and living quarters. Another poem considers capital... Read More

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(August 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

A satirical article provides dialogue for various political figures on trial for their recent acts, while another prisoner’s submission compares democracy to slavery. A prisoner responds to public opinion... Read More

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(March/April 1959) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue of C.B. Diamond has a strong focus on rehabilitation of criminals and adequate sentencing; in particular, a guest editorial written about Judge James M. Carter discusses the purpose of... Read More

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(Fall 1990) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the injustices, conflict, and unrest at P4W. It details the problems women face in the Canadian justice system, the changes to the penal system proposed by the Task Force... Read More

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(1984) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue begins with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and the effects that isolation and solitary confinement have on incarcerated individuals in the Canadian prison system.  Covered in this... Read More

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(1983?) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue contains articles discussing the death penalty, the struggles of a transexual person in prison, as well as proposed extensions to P4W.  Within these articles various topics ae covered such... Read More

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(July/August 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue begins with two articles discussing conjugal visits.  Questions surrounding parole are answered in-depth and the role of psychology in the criminal justice system is explored.  Also of interest... Read More

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(Jan/Feb 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

Capital punishment is featured in a number of articles in this issue.  There is a call for art submissions, from prisoners across Canada, to be exhibited at the United Nations Congress on the Prevention... Read More

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(2000) released from William Head Institution

Greater Victoria Victim Services conferences is the subject of the editorial with information on the residential school and restorative justice workshops, followed by articles on the death penalty, a prisoner’s... Read More

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(1999) released from William Head Institution

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

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(Jan/Feb 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

The editorial discusses the role of the inmate committee and other article topics include services offered by Operation Springboard, Donald Marshall and capital punishment, Concord House (Salvation Army)... Read More

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(March/April 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

A sample self-test for estimating the chances that a prisoner will re-offend and return to prison.  Other articles discuss the new privacy act and information kept on private citizens by the government,... Read More

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(October 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More