Report of Proceedings

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American Correctional Association, 1890
Proceedings for 1884 and 1885 include report of conference of prison officials, Chicago, 1884, separately paged.

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Page 264 - Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, That to be hated, needs but to be seen; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 193 - Whenever any person is declared punishable for a crime by imprisonment in -the state prison for a term not less than any specified number of years, and no limit to the duration of such imprisonment is declared, the court authorized to pronounce judgment upon such conviction iflay, in its discretion, sentence such offender to imprisonment during his natural life, or for any number of years not less than that prescribed.
Page 192 - ... 2. If the subsequent crime is such that, upon a first conviction, the offender would be punishable by imprisonment for any term less than his natural life...
Page 189 - Every person who, after having been twice convicted, sentenced, and imprisoned in some penal institution for felony, whether committed heretofore or hereafter, and whether committed in this state or elsewhere within the limits of the United States of America, shall be convicted, sentenced and imprisoned in the Ohio penitentiary for felony hereafter committed shall be deemed and taken to be an habitual criminal...
Page 189 - The s,aid board of managers shall also have power to establish rules and regulations under which prisoners within the reformatory may be allowed to go upon parole outside of the reformatory buildings and enclosure, but to remain while on parole in the legal custody and under the control of the board of managers and subject at any time to be taken back within the enclosure of said reformatory...
Page 271 - When we consider that the obligations of benevolence, which are founded on the precepts and examples of the Author of Christianity, are not cancelled by the follies or crimes of our fellow-creatures ; and when we reflect upon the miseries which penury, hunger, cold, unnecessary severity, unwholesome apartments, and guilt, (the usual attendants of prisons), involve with them, it becomes us to extend our compassion to that part of mankind who are the subjects of those miseries.
Page 77 - ... in the legal custody and under the control of the state board of prison directors, and subject at any time to be taken back within the inclosure of said prison...
Page 271 - ... and modes of punishment may be discovered and suggested as may, instead of continuing habits of vice, become the means of restoring our fellow creatures to virtue and happiness.
Page 193 - Every person who, having been convicted of any offense punishable by imprisonment in the State prison, commits any crime after such conviction, is punishable therefor as follows: 1. If the offense of which such person is subsequently convicted is such that, upon a first conviction, an offender would be punishable by imprisonment in the State prison for any term exceeding five years, such person is punishable by imprisonment in the State prison not less than ten years.
Page 192 - A person, who, after having been convicted within this state, of a felony, or an attempt to commit a felony, or of petty larceny, or, under the laws of any other state, government, or country, of a crime...

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