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Uribana Crisis Update

The latest official number of inmates killed by intoxication (combination of drugs and alcohol) earlier this week in Uribana Prison has reached 35, with another 20 in critical condition. 104 more words


Maher: Michael Sona to remain jailed while judge mulls bail request in robocalls case

Michael Sona will spend another weekend in the Maplehurst Correctional Complex after a judge decided to reserve judgment on his bail hearing Friday.

Sona has been at the maximum-security detention centre in Milton, Ont., since Nov. 730 more words


A Sobering and Shameful Statistic

I have no idea whether or not Officer Wilson did what was necessary when he shot and killed Michael Brown. I wasn’t there. I haven’t seen the evidence. 220 more words


Cameron dismisses concerns over Serco's Yarl's Wood contract

David Cameron dismissed concerns raised by Karl Turner MP at PMQs today about Serco being controversially awarded a new £70m contract to continue running Yarl’s Wood detention centre. 391 more words

What Should We Do With Ex-Convicts?

So this is an interesting blog (in my opinion anyway!) brought on by a somewhat heated debate I had with a colleague this week about the UK Prison system. 399 more words


“. . . structurally positioned outside the human family, and its claims to integrity, honor, and visibility. . .” (Tryon P. Woods)

Since November 21 I have been trying to write a piece that I’d feel comfortable publishing here. The anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, yet another loss in my personal life, the joy of working with unusually eager-to-learn college students (that is, athletes). 1,242 more words