The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

48 results for ‘Crime Victims’ found

Tightwire

(August 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition addresses the history of women in the Canadian federal penitentiary system, the International Conference on Prison Abolition, and the relationship between female criminality and the... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a definition of justice, a letter from the president and other members of the Lifers’ Group, a response to a Victim’s Rights Group protest, current initiatives being put... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes involvement in a new fundraising initiative, demographics on crime victims, information on visitation hours and transportation, and statistics comparing violent offenders to... Read More

This issue of Inside News contains articles on official pardons, ex-prisoners and Project Re-Entry, parole and temporary absences, and a critique of transcendental meditation. Also included is an editorial... Read More

Topics in this issue include how double speak is used in business, information regarding prisoners being sued by their victims for civil damages, and the value of literacy. Also included are looks at... 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

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

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

This large issue contains a chapter from The Law Reform Commission of Canada working papers about restitution and compensation to victims of crime, and an article by Edgar Z. Friedenberg about psychiatric... Read More

This large issue of the Communicator contains the “Fines” chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada, an article on the relationship between law and justice, information... Read More

The editorial discusses the current focus on victim rights and the focus on the perception of justice and security . Other article topics include waiting in remand for trial, the InsideArt Coop marketing... Read More

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

Tightwire

(November 1993) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This Tightwire issue contains many discussions about battered and abused women which focus on issues of power and control by men.  It also displayed many rehabilitative suggestions and programs within... Read More

Tightwire

(March-April 1980) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1990) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the injustices, conflict, and unrest at P4W. It details the problems women face in the Canadian justice system, the changes to the penal system proposed by the Task Force... Read More