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  1. Addiction and Control
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in prison to maximize their profits. They also need to spend as little as possible on the inmates and staff. Thus, America has over 2.3 million people incarcerated; more than any other country.
  2. Alternatives
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1977
    A poster, brochure, and information on jail chaplaincies and the corrections system.
  3. Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  4. The Canadian Bar Association
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  5. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 4 - August 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  6. The Capital Punishment Debate
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    The death penalty make us all complicit in killing, and degrades us as a society.
  7. The Central Park Five - review
    Against The Current vol. 162

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A review of 'The Central Park Five', a documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon.
  8. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 4 - November 1981 - Unorganized Workers/Travailleurs Non-Organises

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  9. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 4 - December 1982 - Housing

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  10. Connexions
    Volume 9, Number 2 - Summer 1984 - Rights and Liberties - A Digest of Resources & Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  11. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  12. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  13. Converse
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    The role of church people in the correctional system.
  14. Convicts, Collateral Damage, and the "War on Drugs"
    The Real Crime is the War Itself

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Two recent court cases in southern California provide insight into the identity of those smuggle drugs across the international boundary between the two countries. But more importantly what they do is highlight how the ludicrous “war on drugs” produces casualties of many sorts.
  15. Crime and Criminals
    Address to the Prisoners in the Chicago Jail

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1902
    So long as big criminals can get the coal fields, so long as the big criminals have control of the city council and get the public streets for street cars and gas rights, this is bound to send thousands of poor people to jail. So long as men are allowed to monopolize all the earth, and compel others to live on such terms as these men see fit to make, then you are bound to get into jail.
  16. Crime and Punishment in America
    Why the Solutions to America's Most Stubborn Social Crisis Have Not Worked... and What Will

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Currie explores why being 'tough on crime' will only serve to exacerbate the problem.
  17. Criminal Justiice
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  18. Criminal Law & Crime Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to criminal law and crime in the Sources directory for the media.
  19. Execution Day in Zhengzhou
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    A first-hand account of an execution day in China.
  20. Eye for an Eye
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    Four inmates talk about the American penal system over 50 years of rehabilitation and the corruption inherent of the prison system.
  21. In Conflict with the Law
    Women and the Canadian Justice System

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Critique of women and the Canadian justice system. Written from a feminist perspective, the collection is organized into three thematic sextions: Federal Imprisonment of Women -- Past, Present and Future; Images and Realities -- Profiles of Women Offenders; and Theoretical Considerations about Women in Conflict with the Law."
  22. In Russian and French Prisons
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Kropotkin's criticism of the penal system, and an inside look into the horrors and realities of what life in prison entails.
  23. Life Sentence
    Stories from four decades of court reporting - or, how I fell out of love with the Canadian justice system (especially judges)

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2016
    Through an examination of notable trials she has covered, Chrisitie Blatchford makes the case that Canada's judicial system is out of control and often inept. Judges, she says, are the new senators, unelected, unaccountable and overly entitled, while lawyers are often self-satisfied and contemptuous of anyone who is not a member of the club.
  24. Mailing List of Individuals Interested in Diversion Process
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1978
  25. A More Just and Humane Criminal Justice System
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    Outline of the council's objectives, goals, history, and programme developments.
  26. National Anti-Racism Council of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  27. Obama's Liberty Problem
    Why Indefinite Detention By Executive Order Should Scare the Hell Out of People

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    The proposal to create a special new legal system by Executive Order will threaten the liberty of every single US citizen who is not in Guantanamo because it will damage the due process guarantees which have built up over the years to protect each one of us.
  28. Ontario Bar Association
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  29. Eugene Oscapella, Barrister and Solicitor/Oscapella and Associates
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  30. Prison Abolition & Alternatives
    Nine Perspectives for Prison Abolitionists

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    A argument for the abolition of prisons and a discussion of alternatives.
  31. Prisoners' Rights Group
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1978
  32. Prisons in Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
    Gosselin provides a political and historical view of the prison system and its inherent contradictions. He argues that the penal system is used by the State to maintain its authority. He remarks on corporations, the press and the parole board and the difference in their treatment and coverage of prisoners and prisons. He sees the penal system as a morally bankrupt bureaucracy which threatens future incarceration for many people that the economy cannot absorb.
  33. Quaker Prison Committee
    A series of reflections by Ruth Morris, director of Canadian Friends Service Committee

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1977
    A look at two case histories vis. the bail system and pre-trial treatment of those charged.
  34. St. Leonard's Society of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  35. Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  36. Sources welcomes Eugene Oscapella, Barrister and Solicitor/Oscapella and Associates
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Sources welcomes Eugene Oscapella, Barrister and Solicitor/Oscapella and Associates.
  37. Too Few To Count
    Canadian Women in Conflict with the Law

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  38. Toolkit for a New Canada - 2013 Edition
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimensionmagazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the second decade of the 21st century. The articles are short and offer concrete suggestions for the way forward.
  39. Twice Removed: Double Punishment and Racial Profiling in Canada
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2013
    Immigrants who commit criminal offences are punished twice: once when they're sentenced for their crime, and again when they are permanently removed from Canada, even if they had lived here since childhood.This is known as "double punishment."
  40. Unruly Women
    The Politics of Confinement and Resistance

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Investigates the ways in which women who transgress the social order are disciplined, punished, silenced and confined. Covers material from the witch hunts to contemporary discriminatory treatment of women by the state and its law enforcement agencies.

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