The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

204 results for ‘Human Rights’ found

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 of the Communicator includes an editorial on how the paper came to be, an article on capital punishment, a piece about prison diarists, and a call for penal reforms by Jesuit prison chaplains.... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes writing on what it means to be a warrior, the increase in prisoner deaths by suicide, perspective on involuntary transfers, lack of adherence to the convict code, women and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes reprinted articles on the issue of mandatory 25-year sentences, the misconception that imprisonment is the only option, providing education to young offenders to prevent future... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes the effects of prisons on families, the function of the parole board, an article on volunteers, a profile on the director of a local branch of the John Howard Society, feelings... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes thoughts on the death penalty, a visitation handbook written by Claire Culhane, the implications of the war on drugs, upset regarding a new piece of technology being used during... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains a response to the Stony Mountain Terminator article regarding understanding, an article about what crime is, and a piece about guards convicted for forcefully shaving... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter contains a letter written to the editors from a single mother, information on the antibiotic resistant germ MRSA, an excerpt from a speech given by a graduate from the prison’s... 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

SUMMARY: The newsletter features updates from the kitchen, a reminder of the history and meaning behind Prisoners’ Justice Day, and a recap of a television segment on neuroscience. KEYWORDS: Bill S-4 Coded... Read More

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’... Read More

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

This issues includes articles on prisoners’ testimony and their reliability as witnesses, inmate pay scales inflation and the effect on living standards, and condoms and needles in prison.   KEYWORDS:... Read More

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(July 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: The issue focuses heavily on proposed heroin addiction treatment legislation, Bill 18, including critical analyses of the efficacy of treatment, the accuracy of urinalysis for drug detection,... Read More


(April 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: Articles in this issue provide instructions for accessing and requesting corrections to federal records with a detailed list of information banks, an in-depth analysis of lie detector tests, a... Read More