This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her values. Second are ground-breaking policing technologies explained, third, a historical article recognizing Kingston Penitentiary’s 150thAnniversary, and fourth, university students who explore problems facing prisoners with life sentences. Also find many articles which look at human rights issues such as strip searches, prisoner legal affairs, and family visits.  View the following Correctional Service policies: Offender Case Management-NHQ, Regional Offender Program, prisoners’ legal affairs and CSC criteria for parole.

Keywords: independent psychological assessments, Offender Record System, Access to Information Act, Privacy Act, National Research Council, corporal punishment, Law Reform Commission, time framing.

Coded by: Kelly E Marshall