The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

101 results for ‘Judicial Process-Appeals’ found

Subjects of articles in this issue include the Convict Code, the John Howard Society, misconceptions of criminals and police, preparing for parole hearings, parole appeals, and 2 articles (and a poem)... Read More

Both the editorial and an article in this issue discuss the Appeal Court ruling that the National Parole Board is entitled to use “secret” information in determining parole eligibility (without... Read More

This issue includes information on rehabilitative programs such as narcotics anonymous and alcoholics anonymous and one by the Seven Steps group which helps to rehabilitate inmates into the community post... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Winter 2007) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue includes an article from the UBC Faculty of Law introducing their Innocence Project, and articles on advice for transitioning from prison, fear and spirituality, and a Times-Colonist reprint... Read More

This issue of Tar Paper discusses how to write for a prison newspaper, the requirements for pre-release, and outlines projects of the United Native Club. Also included is an article on the United States... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1972

(October 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tar Paper addresses the curtailing of temporary absences due to negative occurrences and an upcoming election. Also included are lengthy pieces regarding the proposal of a Temporary Absence... Read More

Out of Bounds

(May 1983) released from William Head Institution

Charter of Rights issues as they relate to prisoners and accused persons, a UVic Martlet article on Nicaraguan prisons, parole as a solution to overcrowding, female prisoners in Canada, and an Interpol... Read More

Out of Bounds

(March 1983) released from William Head Institution

Articles include an editorial on prison overcrowding and the economics of imprisonment, prisons in developing countries, and the Ont. Supreme Court ruling that “gating” (revoking parole on... Read More

This issue starts off with a short story about a prisoners’ release and the issue he faces while being on parole. There is also an article that looks at both conditions inside Canadian Prisons and... Read More

Tightwire

(May-August 1978) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the influx of prisoners applying to see their files under the Canadian Human Rights Act, the history and public misunderstanding of the Doukhobors, the improvements to Millhaven’s... Read More

Tightwire

(Spring 1989) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition discusses media and prisoner views of P4W, human rights in Canada, and prisoner literacy. The inaccuracies of reports from the CSC, the costs of incarceration, and the ruling of a... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the widespread impact of “wife battering”, the lack of aboriginal rights in Canada, the importance of women and men from an aboriginal perspective, the lack of drugs... Read More

Tightwire

(March/April 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

The most prevalent theme in this issue of Tightwire surrounds the announcement in January by Solicitor General Robert Kaplan that prison education programs would be cut. Another important concern is... Read More

Penal reform and views on incarceration are strongly represented in this issue.  There is an article discussing strategies for managing on a prisoner’s budget while another highlights statistics concerning... Read More

Tarpaper – July/August 1979

(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