The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy, Temas7-15

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The commitments in the Irish Penitentiaries compared with those
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Influx of ticketofleave persons in our prisons
58
Remarks upon the charge that separate confinement tends to produce
63
Some exception to separate confinement even in the Eastern Peni
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The value of a system that is not disturbed by constant changes
78
Consideration of the condition of black and white female
84
FOREIGN REPORTS
85
FREDERICK A PACKARD
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The prison a place of improvement as well as punishment
106
DISTINCTION BETWEEN SEPARATE AND SOLITARY CONFINEMENT
Growing interest in the administration of penal laws
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Formation and labors of a Prison Society in Wilmington
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More caution necessary 86
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DR QURT
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No solitary confinement in the Eastern Penitentiary
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CONCLUSION 997
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What is desired
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His labor and success 29
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Benefit to prisoners sometimes sacrificed to pride 35
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Difficulty of finding the right kind of officers 41
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Courts of conciliation 47
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Not applicable to county prisons 53
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THINGS MUCH NEEDED
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More provisions in this State required 68
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Committee to convey proceedings to the family of Mr Randolph 76
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CONCLUSION OF THE REPORT
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Offences and punishments in prison 82
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Comparative number of male and female prisoners 88
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Wonderful predominancy of females 91
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Duties to be performed
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Discrimination with regard to religion 97
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Number to be increased 103
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REPORT
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Not effected distant objects this year so much as usual 12
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Appointment of Dr Townsend as Warden 18
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Manufacturing to be conducted on a large scale
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Página 15 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Página 75 - In this thing the Lord pardon thy servant, that when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth upon my hand, and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon: when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the Lord pardon thy servant in this thing.
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Página 106 - ... less expressive of the tenets of the writers and the special end to be produced. Certainly the tone and temper of some of these religious papers are not so expressive of the charity and meekness of christian love as could be desired ; and if one may differ from another in its tone and temper and its terms of denunciation, it often happens that the difference is only in the character of the instrument, not in the object ; and the sharp, clear cut of clerical satire, poisoned with the ointment...
Página 128 - By the aids of humanity, their undue and illegal sufferings may be prevented; the links which should bind the whole family of mankind together, under all circumstances, be preserved unbroken: and such degrees 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. From a conviction of the truth and obligation of these principles, the subscribers have associated themselves under...
Página 124 - ... 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 subjects of these miseries.
Página 108 - ... their own language, and patronize what seems of their own rank. Even in that case, the success of the ignorant conductor is dependent upon the sympathy of his patrons ; he has narrow views and limited attainments, and hence commands the attention of those who are in the same condition. Sympathy, then, is one great bond between the writer and the reader ; and whenever success follows efforts such as those we now contemplate, it must greatly depend upon the absence of all points that touch wounded...
Página 51 - ... sustained against them, shall have a deduction of one month in each year made from the term of their sentence, and shall be entitled to their discharge so much the sooner, upon the certificate of the warden or keeper of such jail or penitentiary, with the approval of the Attorney-General.

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