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  • Subject is exactly "criminal justice"
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Welcome, a prisoner in the Illinois State Penitentiary, asks Addams for advice regarding getting parole and asks her to assure his mother that he doing fine.
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McClure explains the publication of an article by William J. Burns in McClure's Magazine about the 1910 Los Angeles Times bombing case to Addams, because it caused her some embarrassment.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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A narrative describing the social and economic background of four men convicted of murdering Frank Guelzow.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Lyman writes Addams to share her ideas about hiring police women to monitor rooming houses and theaters to ensure the safety of vulnerable young women.
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Addams argues for the right to petition in regard to the Fred Guelzow murder case and the death sentences of the four defendants. She is particularly adamant on behalf of the minor defendant.
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Rockefeller seeks Addams's opinion on a plan of Katharine Davis to create a "Criminalistic Institute," an evaluation program for women accused of crime.
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Rockefeller thanks Addams for her support of the idea about which he wrote her and accepts her offer to send him a copy of her book, probably A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil.
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The Woman Suffrage Party demands that the New York Police protect social workers in Chinatown.
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Laidlaw writes Mayor Gaynor demanding police protection for social workers in New York City's Chinatown .
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Laidlaw writes to Waldo about an brutal attack on a female social worker in New York City's Chinatown and demands an investigation.
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Henderson offers an analysis of Addams' statement about capital punishment in Illinois.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Stuart tells Addams about a court case in which he defended George Weber.
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An article criticizing Senator Boies Penrose and Theodore Roosevelt as corrupt.
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Freeman tells his life story and how he needs support to win a court case.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age.
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Freeman writes Landsberg a lengthy story about how he ended up in jail.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." The article was published in October 1913.
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Lindsey writes Addams to explain a campaign to discredit his work to regulate crime against women.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams discusses the juvenile crime rate in Chicago.
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Lindsey thanks Addams for her help with the Ludlow Massacre and tells of the threats he as received and his anxiety over rising violence in the United States.
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Haldeman recounts a recent forgery case for Addams.
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Haldeman tells Addams about a forgery case that she has been dealing with.
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The article covers the arrest of Emily Hobhouse by British authorities.
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Morey writes to Addams to ask her to contact President Wilson about intervening in the detention of Alice Paul and Rose Wilson.
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