Proceedings of the Annual Congress of the American Prison Association


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Página 259 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes
Página 399 - RESOLVED, That this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of this meeting and a copy thereof sent to him.
Página 130 - SEC. 9. That any person who violates or fails to comply with any of the requirements of this Act shall, on conviction, be fined not more than $2,000 or be imprisoned not more than five years, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Página 164 - Offenses, other than murder or treason, shall be bailable by sufficient sureties. Murder or treason shall not be bailable, when the proof is evident, or the presumption strong. Sec. 18. The penal code shall be founded on the principles of reformation, and not of vindictive justice.
Página 262 - A crime, or misdemeanor, is an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.
Página 111 - ... it is impossible to say, but there can be no doubt that we are outrunning the constable to a very great extent.
Página 87 - I wish that there were some wonderful place Called the Land of Beginning Again, Where all our mistakes and all our heartaches And all of our poor, selfish grief Could be dropped, like a shabby old coat, at the door, And never put on again.
Página 168 - ... reports. This leaves 2,381 to be accounted for. They are the delinquents, the unsatisfactory cases. They constitute 26.3 per cent of the whole number paroled. Sixty per cent of the number paroled were young men under thirty years of age. The proportion of unsatisfactory cases among this class, 25.7 per cent, was less than among the women, 28.6 per cent, and the older men, 27.2 per cent. These men and women maintained themselves during the parole period, and at the time they ceased reporting had...
Página 153 - Connecticut, Delaware. District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

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