Guide to the criminal justice system for general government elected officials. by Vivian E. Watts

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Published by Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations in Washington, DC (800 K St., NW, South Building, Suite 450, Washington 20575) .

Written in English

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  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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ContributionsUnited States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
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LC ClassificationsHV9950 .W38 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL1522863M
LC Control Number93211246
OCLC/WorldCa28271004

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