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The Cost Of Criminal Justice In West Virginia, George A. Shipman, Carl M. Frasure Feb 1932

The Cost Of Criminal Justice In West Virginia, George A. Shipman, Carl M. Frasure

West Virginia Law Review

The National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement, generally known as the Wickersham Commission, is popularly associated with prohibition, as critic, protagonist, propagandist, or apologist, depending upon the point of view. The more fundamental aspects of its work have escaped popular attention. The first two reports dealt with the problem of national prohibition. Twelve more were devoted to other phases of crime and its treatment. Here attention is to be devoted to the Report on the Cost of Crime in an effort to determine the economic burden through taxation, private expenditures, and economic loss which results from the necessity of ...