Conrad Black / drug policy / human rights / justice / prison

Excerpt from “My Prison Education” by Conrad Black

National Post; July 31st, 2010 http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2010/07/31/conrad-black-my-prison-education/ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ “It had been an interesting experience, from which I developed a much greater practical knowledge than I had ever had before of those who had drawn a short straw from the system; of the realities of street level American race relations; of the pathology of incorrigible criminals; and … Continue reading

Conrad Black / human rights / justice / legislation / prison expansion / prisoners' rights / Stephen Harper

Canada’s Inhumane Prison Plan

Conrad Black’s surprisingly progressive analysis of the Conservative government/Correctional Service of Canada’s inaccurately titled “Roadmap to Strengthening Community Safety, from the National Post on Friday, May 28th. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ “This Roadmap–which was released in 2007, and which the Harper government began officially responding to in its budget in 2008, setting out a five-year plan — turns … Continue reading