The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Kent Times v1(1)

(1986) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a history of Prisoners’ Justice Day, messages from Claire Culhane, the implications of new legislation regarding parole, the request that prison administrators understand... Read More

This issue deals with the issue of prisons conditioning prisoners with drugs, behaviour modification, and control. Also included are articles addressing the problem of suicide in prison, the challenge... Read More

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 includes news from the library, a reprinted piece on nuclear war, another reprint on the quickness with which behaviours are classified as mental illness, a remembrance of those who... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes problem that arise with warmer weather, news from the library, a cynical look at rehabilitation, an account of the violence endured at Millhaven, sports news, a social calendar,... 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

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

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: This issue features supply issues in the canteen, sports news, the installation of a new private visitation trailer and who is eligible for its use, library news, and one prisoner’s account... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a tribute to Claire Culhane, a reprint on banned weight lifting equipment, upcoming sporting events, a reprint of suggested activities for children visiting the prison, and... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a list of ways to improve your situation while incarcerated, an update on a literacy project, information on the grievance procedure, changes to prisoner wages, a draft... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features Inmate Committee meeting minutes, suggested penal reforms, and an open letter from the Native Brotherhood regarding a recent meeting with the Allied Indian Metis Society. There... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains a recap of a seminar held at the prison, an update on sports, a list of resources available to prisoners, a reprinted article about inattentive guards and another reprint on... Read More

This issue includes articles on the integration of psychological and security in prison design, new prison telephone system implementation, and government proposals regarding reinstatement of “three... Read More