Harms of remand – evidence from Denmark

October 21, 2020 |

Post #153 650 words; 3 minutes to read The majority (about 60%) of people held in provincial jails in Canada have not been found guilty of anything and this pattern has been getting worse in recent years. They are being...

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John Howard Canada creates LinkedIn page

October 14, 2020 |

To increase access to its activities, John Howard Canada has created a LinkedIn page that will features some of our work. The link is https://www.linkedin.com/company/john-howard-society/ Feel free to follow us!

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Prisoners on Prisons

September 28, 2020 |

Post # 151 710 words; 3 minutes to read Most Canadians have very little sense of what it is like to be in prison.  Perhaps most people don’t care, on the theory that ‘if you are in prison it’s for...

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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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