prison health care, Canada, overcrowding, Bill C-10
This article reviews the potential effects of Bill C-10 and related legislation that provide for more legal minimum sentences and reduce the possibility of conditional release. Without more resources overcrowding - an already pressing issue in Canadian corrections - will increase. We further review the potential effects of overcrowding as exemplified in other jurisdiction.
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Adelina Iftene & Allan Manson, “Recent Crime Legislation: The Challenge for Prison Health Care” (2012) 185:10 CMAJ 886.