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A Plea for the Criminal by Kayll

DEDICATED TO MANY KIND FRIENDS.

A PLEA FOR THE CRIMINAL.

BEING A REPLY TO DR. CHAPPLE'S WORK: "THE FERTILITY OF THE UNFIT,"

AND

AN ATTEMPT TO EXPLAIN THE LEADING PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINOLOGICAL & REFORMATORY SCIENCE.

By

THE REV. J. L. A. KAYLL,

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE HOWARD ASSOCIATION.

INVERCARGILL! W. Smith, Commercial Printer, Temple Chambers, Esk Street. MCMV.

AUTHORITIES CONSULTED IN THE PREPARATION OF THIS VOLUME.

Brockway, Z. R. Elmira. Corre, Dr A. Paris. Drill, Dimitri. Moscow. Du Cane, Sir E. England. Dugdale, R. L. America. Ellis, Havelock England. Ferri, Prof. E. Rome. Garofalo, (Baron) Prof. Naples. Kidd, Benjamin England. Von. Krafft-Ebing, Prof. Vienna. Lacassagne, Prof. Lyons. MacDonald, Dr. A. Washington, U.S.A. Mercier, Chas. M. B. England. Morrison, Rev. W. D. England. Manouvrier, Dr. Paris. Moleschott, Prof. Rome. Orano, Giuseppe Rome. Ribot, Th. France. Rylands, L. Gordon England. Salomon, Otto Naeaes. (Sweden.) Scott, Jos. Elmira. Spitska, Dr. E. C. New York. Tallack, Wm. England.

CONTENTS.

PAGE.

CHAPTER I. Introductory 9

CHAPTER II. The Criminal 14

CHAPTER III. The Causes of Crime 28

CHAPTER IV. The Methods and Philosophy of Punishment 61

CHAPTER V. Elimination--Dr. Chapple's Proposal 87

CHAPTER VI. The Obligations of Society Towards the Weak 120

CHAPTER VII. The New Penology 133

CHAPTER VIII. The Prevention of Crime 138


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