Federal Probation

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Administrative Office of the United States Courts, 1953
 

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Seite 52 - A little consideration of what takes place around us every day would show us that a higher law than that of our will regulates events...
Seite 33 - On the average, men who deal in bales and tons differ but little in morality from men who deal in yards and pounds. Illicit practices of every form and shade, from venial deception up to all but direct theft, may be brought home to the higher grades of our commercial world. Tricks innumerable, lies acted or uttered, elaborately -devised frauds, are prevalent: many of them established as "customs of the trade;" nay, not only established, but defended.
Seite 3 - ... sending state"), to permit any person convicted of an offense within such state and placed on probation or released on parole to reside in any other state party to this compact (herein called "receiving state"), while on probation or parole, if (a) Such person is in fact a resident of or has his family residing within the receiving state and can obtain employment there...
Seite 31 - White collar crime may be defined approximately as a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.
Seite 6 - ... govern the actions of prosecuting authorities, sentencing judges, prison officials and parole authorities, to the end that detainers will not hamper the administration of correction programs and the effective rehabilitation of criminals.
Seite 6 - Institution from which he was released. 3. Prison and parole authorities should take prompt action to settle detainers which have been filed by them. 4. No prisoner should be penalized because of a detainer pending against him unless a thorough investigation of the detainer has been made and it has been found valid.
Seite 33 - ... committed by persons of the lower socioeconomic class. The average loss per burglary is less than one hundred dollars, a burglary which yields as much as fifty thousand dollars is exceedingly rare, and a milliondollar burglary is practically unknown. On the other hand, there may be several million-dollar embezzlements reported in one year. Embezzlements, however, are peccadilloes compared with the largescale crimes committed by corporations, investment trusts, and public utility holding companies;...
Seite 33 - The manufacturers of practically every class of articles used by human beings have been involved in legal 'difficulties with these commissions with more or less frequency during the last thirty years, including the manufacturers of the surgical instruments with which an infant may be assisted into the world, the bottle and nipple from which he may secure his food, the milk in his bottle, the blanket in which he is wrapped, the...
Seite 33 - The financial loss to society from white-collar crimes is probably greater than the financial loss from burglaries, robberies, and larcenies committed by persons of the lower socioeconomic class. The average loss per burglary is less than one hundred dollars, a burglary which yields as much as fifty thousand dollars is exceedingly rare, and a milliondollar burglary is practically unknown. On the other hand, there may be several million-dollar embezzlements reported in one year. Embezzlements, however,...

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