xxxii pages, 2 leaves, 5-1108 pages : including tables, diagrams maps (1 folded) ; 26 cm
Title from cover. "This study presents the results of a statistical analysis of what happened to 16,812 felony cases which entered the courts of twenty counties of Illinois, of the city of Chicago (tabulated apart from Cook county), and of 1,838 felony cases entering the courts of the neighboring city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the year 1926. The original data were collected by enumerators employed by the Association during the summer of 1927, who went into the counties reported upon and secured the facts from the records of the courts."-p. 31.
Formatted Contents Note
Editor's preface, by J. H. Wigmore.-Director's introduction, by A. V. Lashly.-The machinery of justice: Recorder felonies; an analysis and general survy, by C. E. Gehlke. The Supreme court in felony cases, by A. J. Harno. The trial courts in felony cases, by E. W. Hinton. The juries in felony cases, in Cook county, by G. F. Fischer. The prosecuter, outside of Chicago, in felony cases, by W. D. Knight. The prosecuter, in Chicago, in felony cases, by J. J. Healy. Rural police protection, by B. Smith. The police, in Chicago, by A. Vollmer. The coroner, in Cook county, by L. Hektoen. The Municipal court of Chicago, by R. Moley. The probation and parole system, by A. A. Bruce, E. W. Burgess and A. J. Harno. Crime record systems, by W. C. Jamison.-Specific types of offenses and offenders: Homocide in Cook county, by A. V. Lashly. The juvenile delinquent, by C. R. Shaw and E. D. Myers. The deranged or defective delinquent, by H. D. Singer.-Organized crime in Chicago, by J. Landesco: Introduction, by A. A. Bruce. Summary and recommendations, by E. W. Burgess.
[Chicago] : [Illinois association for criminal justice in cooperation with the Chicago crime commission],