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AUTHOR: Ramsey Clark (1927–)
QUOTATION: There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.
ATTRIBUTION: Attorney General RAMSEY CLARK, keynote address, American Correctional Association conference, Miami Beach, Florida, August 20–25, 1967.—Proceedings of the Ninety-Seventh Annual Congress of Correction of the American Correctional Association, p. 4 (1968).
SUBJECTS: Criminals