- Arkansas County May Sue State for Owed Prison System Funding. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/26/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31291, p30
Reports that budget cuts in the state Dallas left the Arkansas Department of Corrections (DOC) short of funding to reimburse county funding to reimburse county sheriffs for housing state prisoners, a Pulaski County. Amount left for housing state prisoners with the state; Announcements by the...
- Thumbs down on Hobbema jail. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/10/93, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p59
Announces councillors from the Samson band in central Alberta voted against a minimum security federal prison being built on their reserve. Lester Nepoose, who spearheaded the opposition, says the prison should be located farther from the community. The final decision must be ratified in June.
- But it's only a women's prison. Stanley, Anne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/28/93, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p26
Considers speculations by residents of the Castledowns neighborhood of Edmonton that women will be tempted to commit crimes to get into the new maximum security prison proposed for their neighborhood. Ihor Broda, Edmonton lawyer and spokesman for North Edmonton Taxpayers Association, believes...
- Butting heads over the women's prison. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p43
Outlines the two publicity campaigns launched last week for and against the proposed new women's prison in northeast Edmonton. Payroll versus housing values; Worry over violent women; Comments.
- Prison population peaks. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/5/96, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p47
Relates the statement by Statistics Canada that the nation's number of inmates has never been higher. The number of adults in jail on any given day in 1995; The increase in 1996.
- How to get the numbers down. Champion, Chris // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/26/96, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p28
Ponders possible solutions to the spiralling prison costs and growing number of inmates in Canadian prisons. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) wanting to return more low-risk criminals to the community; Brian Evans, Alberta's justice minister, favoring community-based alternatives for...
- A study of `progressive' penology. Sheehan, G.W. // Archaeology;May92, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p44
Uses the example of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia to argue that valuable social information can be found in the most unlikely of archaeological sites. Built in 1829; The biggest and most expensive public works project of its time; The information on the era's penology which is...
- Cooler for 4,200 in just 24 months. // Architectural Record;Aug1988, Vol. 176 Issue 9, p39
Harris County, TX is planning to convert a 62-year-old cold storage warehouse in Houston into a 4,200 bed detention center.
- Courts help shape jail design. D.J.C. // Architectural Record;Sep1990, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p146
Photo essay with text of the Sonoma County Detention Facility in Santa Rosa, California, designed by The Ehrenkrantz Group. How the building responds to court decisions defining inmates' rights.
- TroublingRuin. J.S.R. // Architectural Record;Jan1993, Vol. 181 Issue 1, p106
Presents photographs of the Eastern State Penitentiary ruins in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Haviland as the original architect; Completion of first cell block in 1829; Radial floor plan.