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" It is not too much to say that the administration of criminal law in this country is a disgrace to our civilization and that the prevalence of crime and fraud, which here is greatly in excess of that in European countries, is due largely to the failure... "
The World's Work - Page 12695
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar ..., Volume 39

Alabama State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1916
...p. 28. The text of this writer's article were utterances by President Taft, as follows, viz : "It is not too much to say that the administration of criminal...in this country is a disgrace to our civilization. * * * On the civil side of the courts there is undue delay, and this always works for the benefit of...
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Proceedings of the National Conference of Social Work at the ..., Volume 48

National Conference of Social Work (U.S.). Session - Public welfare - 1921
...indictment launched against it by President Taft in the address delivered by him in 1909 when he declared that "the administration of criminal law in this country is a disgrace to our civilization." That has to do with its lame and impotent procedure and was directed to the end of making it more efficient,...
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Crime in America and the Police

Raymond Blaine Fosdick - Crime - 1920 - 57 pages
...conviction and punishment of criminals. " It is not too much to say," said President Taft in 1909, " that the administration of criminal law in this country...fraud, which here is greatly in excess of that in European countries, is due largely to the failure of the law and its administration to bring criminals...
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American Police Systems

Raymond Blaine Fosdick - Police - 1920 - 408 pages
...conviction and punishment of criminals. " It is not too much to say," said President Taft in 1909, " that the administration of criminal law in this country...fraud, which here is greatly in excess of that in European countries, is due largely to the failure of the law and its administration to bring criminals...
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American police systems

Raymond Blaine Fosdick - Political Science - 1921 - 408 pages
...conviction and punishment of criminals. | " It is not too much to say," said President Taft in 1909, : " that the administration of criminal law in this country...disgrace to our civilization, and that the prevalence of I crime and fraud, which here is greatly in excess of that in European countries, is due largely to...
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Introduction to American government

Frederic Austin Ogg, Perley Orman Ray - Local government - 1922 - 841 pages
...; Green Bag, XXVI, 203-217 (May, 1915). 'President, no\v Chief Justice, Taft saiil in 1909: "It is not too much to say that the administration of criminal...fraud, which here is greatly in excess of that in European countries, is due largely to the failure of the law and its administration to bring criminals...
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New Outlook, Volume 131

Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1922
...customs. Mr. Taft pointed out a step vital to the reduction of lawlessness when he declared in 1908: "The administration of criminal law in this country is a disgrace to our civ ili/ation. The prevalence of crime and fraud, which here are greatly in excess of that in European...
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The Michigan Alumnus, Volume 29

1923
...7,667 culpable homicides and 85 executions. Surely exPresident Taft is right when he says that "it is not too much to say that the administration of criminal...in this country is a disgrace to our civilization." Just at present we are having an appalling wave of lawlessness with reference to the Volstead act....
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting

California Bar Association - Bar associations - 1911
...recognized in the declaration of the President of these United States that the administration of the criminal law in this country is a disgrace to our civilization. And when we come to a premise of that character, if we are not unmindful of our duties we will proceed...
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Proceedings ... Annual Meeting ..., Volume 30

Bar Association of the State of Kansas - Lawyers - 1913
...is verified by the reluctant admissions of the nation's greatest jurists. Ex-President Taft declares that, "The administration of criminal law in this country is a disgrace to our civilization." "l known", says Judge Amidon, "that we convict men and send them to the penitentiary, but l state here...
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