prisons

Podcast
Mar 20, 2009

Prison suicide of Ashley Smith

Redeye
In 2007, a disturbed teenager strangled herself to death as prison officials watched. The report of the resulting investigation was released last week.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2009

The criminalization of HIV

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Not disclosing that you are HIV positive is illegal. Is this an effective way to stop the spread of HIV?
Columnists
Feb 26, 2009

Jailing kids for cash

As many as 5,000 children in Pennsylvania have been found guilty, and up to 2,000 of them jailed, by two corrupt judges who received kickbacks from private prison facilities.
Podcast
Feb 7, 2009

Doing Time: Leisure and Incarceration

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
How can you have agency in an environment structured on institutional control? Leisure education is one way prisoners are using to help them discover and assert agency and choice behind bars.
Podcast
Dec 4, 2008

Closing down Guantanamo Bay

Redeye
The U.S. National Lawyers Guild is calling on Barack Obama to shut down the detention centre on the day he takes office.
Podcast
Dec 2, 2008

Woman sues over medical neglect in BC jail

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Christine tells her story of how she almost died after not receiving proper medical treatment from the privatized health services at the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women in Maple Ridge, BC.

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