Tag Archive: recidivism

Treating someone as a criminal perpetuates crime: Goldlist

March 25, 2019

This post is about 700 words and can be read in about 3 minutes. By Peter Small, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Reprinted with the permission of AdvocateDaily.com A criminal record contributes to more crime Society’s branding of someone as a criminal becomes...

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Good resource: Speakers on criminal justice in Canada

February 2, 2019

This post is about 400 words and can be read in 2 minutes. Many voluntary organizations across Canada do excellent work in the field of criminal justice (see previous post on some of them).  Since 2010, a Toronto church, Eglinton-St....

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Reducing crime by supporting people after release

January 2, 2019

This post is about 100 words and can be read in about 5 minutes. Everybody wants a world in which there is less crime.  That is why rehabilitation is one of the main official purposes of the criminal justice system. ...

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Parole denied due to claims of innocence

November 27, 2018

This post is about 1100 words and can be read in about 5 minutes. There are many problems with the way that Canada’s parole system functions.  One problem is that being paroled requires a prisoner to admit guilt for the...

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Crime in Canada: An overview

November 22, 2018

This post is about 700 words and can be read in about 3 minutes. It’s not easy to find a careful and balanced overview of crime and punishment in Canada, but anyone wanting such an overview should consult Diane Crocker’s...

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Positive developments in the US prison system

September 28, 2018

This post is about 600 words and can be read in 3 minutes. Prisons provide another example of a field in which Canadians can point to our neighbours to the south and feel superior, even when in reality we may...

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Women need health care to stay out of prison

October 23, 2017 |

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Patricia Jansen, Mo Korchinski, Ruth Elwood Martin, all from the University of British Columbia “What I have done is not who I am. Most of us are emotionally...

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