Know Justice

The Rights of Inmates

Episode Summary

In this inaugural episode of Know Justice, host Blair Roberts introduces you to the podcast and the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan. We dive into deeper conversation around prisoner rights and why its important we as a society recognize and advocate for them. We interview Pierre Hawkins, Public Legal Counsel at John Howard Society of Saskatchewan, to learn more about his work supporting inmates with discipline issues while they are in prison. Thanks for joining us for episode 1!

Episode Notes

Special thanks to Pierre Hawkins for sharing about his important work. 

You can read more about the crisis of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan prisons here

Read more about the rights of prisoners here. You can also read this article on Indigenous rates of incarceration in Saskatchewan for further context on our conversation.


Know Justice is brought to you the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan.

Please subscribe and rate our podcast on whichever listening platform you use.

You can connect with us any time on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

If you have any suggestions, topic or guest ideas, or are just looking to connect, please send us a direct message on any one of our social media platforms.