Our Laws and Our Poor

Our Laws and Our Poor : The Influence of the Law, the Orphan's Wrong, and Just Principles of Punishment (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Our Laws and Our Poor: The Influence of the Law, the Orphan's Wrong, and Just Principles of Punishment The publication of these essays has been unavoidably delayed, and some of the statistics given are not the very latest, but this does not at all effect the arguments in them. Since they went to press the Government has made an effort to deal with two of the evils of which they treat, viz., in The Artizans' Dwellings Bill, and the Bill to improve the law as regards offences against the person. The writer welcomes these as steps in the right direction, though he believes much stronger measures will be necessary before the evils are corrected. To the memory of the philanthropists who have gone before; who, like Howard. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 284g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 17 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243087039
  • 9780243087037