Convict criminology

August 24, 2020 |

Post #148 720 words; 3 minutes to read In most social policy systems, having experience in the system is held to be an advantage for those who study it.  In some fields, such as medicine, virtually all those who teach...

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Women in remand

August 14, 2020 |

700 words, 3 minutes to read Post #147 The majority of people held in Canadian provincial jails are on remand – that is, they have not been found guilty of a crime but are being held anyway for a range...

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Canadian work on criminal justice

July 31, 2020 |

800 words; 4 minutes to read This blog has had an emphasis on reporting Canadian work on criminal justice issues.  Because of the domination of our media – whether news, entertainment or social media – by the United States, many...

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Prison experience part 4.

July 25, 2020 |

This post is 1500 words; 6 minutes to read. This is the fourth in an ongoing series of posts sent to us by a former prisoner who wishes to remain anonymous.  Previous posts in this series are here (#1), here...

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Inequality and racism as central themes

July 6, 2020 |

450 words; 2 minutes to read Issues of inequality and racism are at the very forefront of the news in Canada.  The criminal justice system is often cited as a place where these problems are notable. These issues have been...

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From Riches to Restorative Justice

June 25, 2020 |

By Joseph Grmovsek 1270 words; 5 minutes to read I was torn about how to begin this article.  Do I grab the attention of readers by describing the story behind my decade-and-a-half career insider trading in Canada and the United...

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