The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

87 results for ‘Mandatory Supervision-Warrant Expiry’ found

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(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This edition focuses on the John Howard Society (JHS) of Kingston including its withdrawal from parole supervision and efforts to abolish mandatory supervision because of an increasing emphasis... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on the police state, one prisoner’s experiences in prison, the addition of solar panels to the prison, an article detailing the potential innocence of an Indigenous... 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 lengthy issue of The Outlook includes an open letter about viewing and treating prisoners as human beings, a piece about legalizing marijuana including proposed and existing penalties, the first chapter... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue contains an interview with Warkworth psychologist, J. Pyziak, a letter reprinted from the Ottawa Citizen from prisoner regarding mandatory parole and its relation to prison overcrowding, and... Read More

Tarpaper – February 1974

(February 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains articles about methadone, the study of psychiatric treatment in Canadian prisons, and what dissolving prisons would mean for the economy. Also included is a review of prisons in Canada,... Read More

This issue of Inside News is an anniversary issue looking back at the past year. Included is an article about inquiries into the penal system due to escapes, a speech by Senator Earl Hastings regarding... Read More

This issue contains editorials regarding prison in general and alternatives to new prisons, fences built around prisons, the parole system, and problems with the RCMP. Also included is a review of Jessica... 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

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reminder to treat others with respect, harsh marijuana laws, and updates from the Inmate Committee. Also included are a significant amount of reprinted articles on the ineffectiveness... 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

This issue of Off the Wall contains an editorial regarding the new proposals to the parole system, and proposal of the Correctional Investigator. KEYWORDS:  ‘Parole In Canada’, discretionary... Read More

This issue contains an editorial supporting the idea of establishing a prisoner union, a piece on what prison is, and another on prisoner misfortunes. KEYWORDS:  Parole in Canada report, indefinite sentences Coded... Read More