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Report of the Departmental Committee on Prisons 1895


In June, 1894, a Committee was appointed by the Home Secretary (Mr. Asquith) to inquire into certain questions bearing upon the administration of prisons, and the classification and treatment of prisoners. The Report of the Committee is dated April, 1895. We here abstract from the summary of principal recommendations of this Report certain which have special interest for alienists.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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