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2 edition of Final report of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature. found in the catalog.

Final report of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature.

Texas. Legislature. Joint Committee on Prison Reform.

Final report of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature.

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Published by The Committee in [Austin] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Corrections -- Texas.,
    • Prisons -- Texas.,
    • Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Texas.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7293 .A6 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4857024M
      LC Control Number75622091

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Texas. Legislature. Joint Committee on Prison Reform. Final report of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature. [Austin]: The Committee, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Texas.

Legislature. Joint. Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature: Library Catalog Title: Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature.

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