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Abolition, Transformative Justice and Building Bridges

Please join Rittenhouse for a discussion about abolition, transformative justice, community accountability, and building bridges between prisoners and members of the outside community. When: Thursday January 26th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: Fife House (490 Sherbourne St., 1st floor) Mike Larsen (co-managing editor of Journal of Prisoners and Prisons; Criminology Professor at Kwantlen … Continue reading

Bill C-10 / cost of prison / criminalization / prisoners' rights

Stephen Harper’s Bad Idea: Bill C-10 and the Strategy to Fill Our Prisons

Stephen Harper’s Bad Idea: Bill C-10 and the Strategy to Fill Our Prisons Monday, 09 January 2012 17:52 By Joan Ruzsa I remember when the Harper government first introduced a bill (then called C-15) to create mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes. I was struck by something when reading the parliamentary debates on the issue. … Continue reading