The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

204 results for ‘Human Rights’ found

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on upcoming events, a response to an article sensationalizing prison relationships, how women are treated in the criminal justice system, a list of issues prisoners... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features a letter from the editor on a new program, an article submitted by a prisoner who had recently left the therapeutic unit, the tendency for guards to label mature prisoners... Read More

This issue contains a critique of guards asking for return of corporal and capital punishment, a reprint from the Globe & Mail about prison atrocities (particularly at Kingston), and the development... Read More

This issue of The Outlook addresses changes to the Living Unit program. Also included is an editorial from the Toronto Star regarding prison “crackdown”, and an article about streamlining prisoner... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a reprinted speech on prison reform, a reprint on the parallels in the treatment of psychiatric patients and prisoners, and news from the library. KEYWORDS: Prisoners’... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features an article on respect, issues with voter registration, news from the library, football and hockey recaps, and a retelling of colonization. Also included are reprinted... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses the implementation of a special board at the institution, thoughts on free trade, government censorship initiatives, a reprinted article by Alan Dershowitz, price increases... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reminder of the protests happening on Prisoners’ Justice Day, problems with keeping the weight room tidy, complaints about the quality of food being served, information... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a list of upcoming sporting events, new legislation allowing prisoners to vote and the platforms of each party, the threat of prisoner solidarity, Inmate Committee meeting... Read More

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... Read More

This issue looks at different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... Read More

This issue looks at a wide range of subjects, with articles looking at what prisoners need to know about the Correctional Strategy, as well as the history and significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day... Read More

This issue touches on a wide range of topics, such as prisoners right to vote federally, myths and realities about temporary absence passes(TAPs), the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, and condom... 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

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