Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting ..., Volume 4

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Office of the Secretary, 1912 - Crime
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Page 175 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 282 - ... magistrate of the county, to be dealt with according to law, and in the same warrant may require the officer to summon such witnesses as shall be therein named, to appear and give evidence on the examination.
Page 105 - Many in sad faith sought for her, Many with crossed hands sighed for her ; But these, our brothers, fought for her, At...
Page 127 - They have a higher appreciation of the maxim that it is better that ninety-nine guilty men should escape, than that one innocent man should suffer...
Page 331 - Board, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements, and shall render to the President and Directors, at the regular meetings of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an account of all his transactions as treasurer and of the financial condition of the Corporation.
Page 150 - The legislature may alter the limits, or increase the number of circuits, making them as compact and convenient as practicable, and bounding them by county lines, but no such alteration or increase shall have the effect to remove a judge from office.
Page 193 - Until recent years but little consideration has been given to the science of eugenics, that is the science of the improvement of the human race by better breeding.
Page 258 - ... him that it is a fit case for appeal against his conviction on any ground of appeal which involves a question of fact alone, or a question of mixed law and fact, or any other ground which appears to the court to be a sufficient ground of appeal; and 3rd : With the leave of the Court of Criminal Appeal against the sentence passed on his conviction, unless the sentence is one fixed by law.
Page 271 - That all persons shall before conviction be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great.
Page 217 - If, in the judgment of this committee of experts and the board of managers, procreation is inadvisable and there is no probability of improvement of the mental and physical condition of the inmate, it shall be lawful for the surgeons to perform such operation for the prevention of procreation as shall be decided safest and most effective.

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