Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Podcast
Oct 18, 2010

Prisoner writings as literature

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
UBC Professor Deena Rymhs talks about her upcoming book "Cell Block Country: Prison Literature in Canada." It looks at the contribution writings by prisoners have made to Canada's literary world.
Podcast
Oct 11, 2010

Bill S-10: More mandatory minimums for drugs

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Bill S-10 is Parliament's latest effort to introduce mandatory minimum sentences for various drug crimes. Researchers say they don’t work and will actually make things much worse.
Podcast
Aug 10, 2010

Marking Prison Justice Day, on the inside and outside

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
A lifer on his experiences on the inside and outside marking Prison Justice Day (an annual memorial and protest day) and how the prison system is making PJD harder for those on the inside.
Podcast
Jun 9, 2010

Keeping in touch across prison walls isn't easy

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
For all their claims of the importance of family connections, one woman is nothing but barriers when trying to keep in touch with her brother in prison.
Podcast
Mar 15, 2010

Dr. Sherene Razack on 'Reflections on Torture at Abu Ghraib'

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Six years after the photographs hit the press, OISE professor and author, Dr. Sherene Razack speaks on “We didn't kill 'em, we didn't cut their heads off": Reflections on Torture at Abu Ghraib.
Podcast
Feb 4, 2010

Death Under Police Watch: Part 2

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
A BC woman still searches for answers and accountability in the shooting death of her brother by police.
Podcast
Feb 3, 2010

Death Under Police Watch: Part 1

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
SFU Professor David MacAlister is trying to find out how and why people die in police custody

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