The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue opens with a lengthy piece on customs in Czechoslovakia and also contains two articles paying tribute to Scotsman Robert Burns.  Juvenile delinquency is examined along with factors contributing... Read More

This Easter edition clears up misperceptions regarding parole in Canada, specifically the myth that there is a parole system (at the time of this publication).  The success of parole in other countries... Read More

A profile on ex-convict Serge Leclerc, re-printed from the Globe and Mail, details his struggles with incarceration and his accomplishments before and after his release.  Also profiled is Claire Culhane,... Read More

An article by George Watson, first published in Out of Bounds,is re-printed here and further discussed.  The articles criticize the harsher sentences received by “the poor” compared to the lighter... Read More

The Federal Court ruling on the security fence at William’s Head Institution is recapped in this issue (i.e. why does a minimum security facility have a medium security fence?).  Capital punishment... Read More

This issue contains articles on the Newbrey House (a halfway house for Aboriginal ex-convicts), the HELP employment program, and Newfoundland’s first minimum-security prison set to open in 1987.  New... Read More

This issue opens with an editorial regarding the concerns of employing female Living Unit Officers in men’s prisons.  There is a lengthy article announcing the retirement of parliamentarian Stanley... Read More

This short issue features an eclectic mix of topics. In one article, a prisoner  recommends effective methods to interact with Corrections Canada through communication, personal management and introspection... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

This special poets’ edition contains a thorough examination of Britain’s experience with bar-less prisons and urges Canada to consider a similar shift to open prisons.  The Inmate-Officer Representative... Read More

This issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This Christmas issue concentrates on juvenile crime and young offenders.  Of interest is the story of a young woman who befriends her 16-year-old attacker during his imprisonment.  The realities of freedom... Read More

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More

In this issue one will find articles praising the work of prison chaplains, the value of rehabilitation versus punishment, and the pitfalls of defending oneself in court.  There are also articles regarding... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on CSC policies, mandatory supervision and mental health. Also touched on are the programs started by the Omega  Club and vocational training. KEYWORDS: John Howard Society,... Read More