Inmate rights and institutional response
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Inmate rights and institutional response the Nebraska State prison system : a report by United States Commission on Civil Rights. Nebraska Advisory Committee.

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Published by The Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Nebraska.


  • Corrections -- Nebraska.,
  • Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Nebraska.,
  • Prisons -- Nebraska.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by the Nebraska Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
LC ClassificationsHV9305.N2 U54 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5013262M
LC Control Number76600702

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