Annual Report of the State Board of Charities and Reform of the State of Wisconsin (Google eBook)

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Atwood & Culver, 1876 - Jails
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Page 177 - At any meeting of the board of trustees a majority of the trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time...
Page 28 - The commission shall have an official seal, which shall be judicially noticed. SEC. 2. That each commissioner shall receive a salary of $10,000 a year, payable in the same manner as the salaries of the judges of the courts of the United States. The commission shall appoint a secretary, who shall receive a salary of...
Page 27 - If, through oversight or otherwise, any person be sentenced to imprisonment in the said reformatory for a definite period of time, said sentence shall not for that reason be void, but the person so sentenced shall be entitled to the benefit and subject to the liabilities of this act, in the same manner and to the same extent as if the sentence had been in the terms required...
Page 27 - State board of education ; one for two years, one for four years, and one for six years...
Page 25 - ... as seem to indicate the constitutional and acquired defects and tendencies of the prisoner, and based upon these, an estimate of the then present condition of the prisoner and the best probable plan of treatment.
Page 177 - Special meetings may be held at such other times and places as the Board or the President shall determine.
Page 26 - If it shall appear to said board of parole that there is reasonable probability that any prisoner so on parole will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his absolute discharge from imprisonment is not incompatible with the welfare of society...
Page 26 - ... as the condition of increased privileges, or of release from their control, which system shall be subject to revision from time to time. Each prisoner so sentenced shall be credited...
Page 173 - ... same, the condition of the buildings, grounds and other property connected therewith, and into all other matters pertaining to their usefulness and good management; and for these purposes they shall have free access to the grounds, buildings, and all books and papers relating to said...
Page 173 - ... otherwise; to inquire and examine into their methods of instruction, and the government and management of their inmates, the official conduct of trustees, directors, and other officers and employees of the same...

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