Biennial Report Volume 1

Biennial Report Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...The Board adopted a rule requiring a letter to be addressed to the trial judge and Attorney-General in every case before a hearing. This rule is intended to give the officials, who are in position often to furnish better reasons than can be had from any other source for or against clemency, an opportunity of doing so. The Clerk of the Board enters every case in well_bound records or dockets, showing the date when filed and other necessary facts. The minutes of the proceedings of the Board, kept by the clerk, show the disposition made by it of every case. The Board requires its clerk to prepare a brief of the facts as shown by transcripts in cases where appeals were taken to the Supreme Court and in all cases, briefs showing the grounds on which pardons are asked, and the name and number of signers, and the character of petitions presented on behalf of the person for whom clemency is asked. The Board, acting under the authority of an Act of 1915, appointed a Board of Parole in each county of the State, through whom it seeks to keep in closer touch with the paroled prisoners in each county. The law creating the Board of Parole provided for a State Parole Officer who, under the law, is charged with the duty of keeping the records, preparing cases for hearing, securing contracts for paroled prisoners, making the investigations necessary to determine with whom such contracts should be made, investigating conduct of prisoners after parole is granted, and also contemplate his making the personal visits to the paroled prisoners necessary to determine whether they are properly placed and are living up to the terms of their contracts. The work of the Board of Pardons and Parole, if properly performed and if extended so as to include a hearing in...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919971
  • 9781236919977