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A short and violent history of Toronto's Central Prison - blogTO (blog)

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blogTO (blog)A short and violent history of Toronto's Central PrisonblogTO (blog)Successive wardens tried to ease the level of violence at Central but attitudes towards the rehabilitation of offenders was already beginning to change.
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Prison reform that works - Coos Bay World

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Prison reform that works
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In a lead editorial last month, The New York Times revealed what many of us didn't know, that “in 2013, about 30,000 federal prison inmates were released to more than 200 halfway houses around the country.
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Prison break: hunt for four men, including convicted murderer

Prison break: hunt for four men, including convicted murderer | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Three separate manhunts are under way to locate four escaped criminals whose convictions include murder, dangerous sex offences, armed robbery and drug dealing.
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Inmate labor beneficial to University, correctional institutions

Inmate labor beneficial to University, correctional institutions | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
On select weekends, inmates leave their cells to work on campus for the University’s Landscape Services in return for a meal and freedom from the confines of prison gates.
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Nat Hentoff: Saving money key to sentencing - Battle Creek Enquirer

Nat Hentoff: Saving money key to sentencing - Battle Creek Enquirer | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Nat Hentoff: Saving money key to sentencing Battle Creek Enquirer In a lead editorial last month, The New York Times revealed what many of us didn't know, that “in 2013, about 30,000 federal prison inmates were released to more than 200 halfway...
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'Slow, expensive, complicated' legal system must be improved

'Slow, expensive, complicated' legal system must be improved | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Half of all Australians will experience a legal problem this year. Most won’t get legal assistance or come into contact with our courts or other legal institutions. In part, this is because Australia’s…
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Why we should adjust our rehabilitation expectations - CorrectionsOne

Why we should adjust our rehabilitation expectations - CorrectionsOne | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Why we should adjust our rehabilitation expectations CorrectionsOne I have been fortunate enough to have experienced many different areas of the field, and have been able to see things from many different perspectives, which has had a powerful...
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$14.5M bill to address prison overcrowding advances in Legislature - Kearney Hub

$14.5M bill to address prison overcrowding advances in Legislature - Kearney Hub | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
$14.5M bill to address prison overcrowding advances in Legislature Kearney Hub Backers of the proposals said that the $14.5 million measure should divert at least 473 inmates to less- costly probation in the first year, thus easing the crush of...
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A Probation And Parole Criminology Essay - UK Essays

The idea of the corrections system has been around for a while. ... The actual goal of probation and parole was not to place these people into prisons or jails, but to rehabilitate them while in the care of their community.
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Local judges using state aid to fight opiate abuse - Dayton Daily News

Local judges using state aid to fight opiate abuse - Dayton Daily News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Local judges using state aid to fight opiate abuse Dayton Daily News John Kasich sent a letter out this week asking judges in all 88 counties to bring “teams” of people — such as prosecutors, sheriffs, parole and probation workers and treatment...
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Meditating Behind Bars: Why Yoga In Prisons May Mitigate Recidivism | Dowser

Meditating Behind Bars: Why Yoga In Prisons May Mitigate Recidivism | Dowser | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Earlier this year the Supreme Court ruled that California prisons were in such bad shape they violated the 8th amendment prohibiting cruel and unusual
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Are prison libraries the solution to the 'book ban'? - Telegraph

Are prison libraries the solution to the 'book ban'? - Telegraph | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
As authors protest over Chris Grayling's ban on book packages, Aime Williams investigates the state of reading in prison
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Inadequate services adding to Mildura mental health crisis

Inadequate services adding to Mildura mental health crisis | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Endemic unemployment, low levels of education and a lack of health services are contributing to a mental health crisis in Victoria's north-west.
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Inquiry reveals grim NT alcohol statistics

Inquiry reveals grim NT alcohol statistics | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THE chief minister's endorsement of drinking as a core social value in the Northern Territory has not helped to tackle the problem drinking of indigenous people, a federal inquiry has heard.
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Inside the Private Prison Industry's Alarming Spread Across America

Inside the Private Prison Industry's Alarming Spread Across America | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
For-profit companies like Geo-Group are buying up any politician they can find to expand their share of the "market."
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States want their cut of Australia’s growing opium poppy industry

States want their cut of Australia’s growing opium poppy industry | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THE world’s largest legal drug crop has been growing for years in Tasmania and has become so lucrative that other states are now looking to get in on the trade.
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SD embraces new approach to crime, punishment - CorrectionsOne

SD embraces new approach to crime, punishment - CorrectionsOne | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
SD embraces new approach to crime, punishment CorrectionsOne All of the reforms in Senate Bill 70 are aimed at reducing the soaring number of inmates in the state's prisons by giving more nonviolent offenders the chance to be treated with intensive...
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SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY: Former inmates learning to avoid going back to ... - Olean Times Herald

SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY: Former inmates learning to avoid going back to ... - Olean Times Herald | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY: Former inmates learning to avoid going back to ...
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Half of Australian teenagers avoiding alcohol: study

Half of Australian teenagers avoiding alcohol: study | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A rising number of Australian teenagers are choosing not to drink alcohol, new research shows.
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$1.6m learning centre opens at Aldavilla jail

$1.6m learning centre opens at Aldavilla jail | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A $1.6 MILLION intensive learning centre (ILC) is giving selected inmates in the jail at Aldavilla a full-time return to the classroom.
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Creative Corrections Educations Foundation - Progressive Prison ...

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$24,000 a year per prisoner. • Prison Spending VS Higher Education Spending. Average cost to hold one prisoner for one year $24,000. Average cost to send one student to college for a year, including tuition, fees, room and board $17,131.
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Controversy long after du Pont heir got probation as punishment for ...

Controversy long after du Pont heir got probation as punishment for ... | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A judge who sentenced a wealthy du Pont heir to probation for raping his 3-year-old daughter noted in her order that he "will not fare well" in prison and needed treatment instead of time behind bars, court records show.
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Oxycodone: The factors behind Australians' increasing use of 'hillbilly heroin'

Oxycodone: The factors behind Australians' increasing use of 'hillbilly heroin' | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Take a look at some of the factors behind Australians' increasing use of pharmaceutical opioids.
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A Don’s Life: Prisoners and their books

A Don’s Life: Prisoners and their books | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
OK, there has been a lot of steam about the issue of prisoners not being allowed to be sent books (or most other gifts) from the outside. And no, it is not the case -- and most of us never...
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Are prison libraries the solution to the 'book ban'? - Telegraph

Are prison libraries the solution to the 'book ban'? - Telegraph | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
As authors protest over Chris Grayling's ban on book packages, Aime Williams investigates the state of reading in prison
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Early intervention saves money (just give it time)

Early intervention saves money (just give it time) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Social ills like criminal behaviour, incarceration, unemployment and homelessness can end up costing billions - which makes early intervention look cheap.
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