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Prosecuting gangs a national assessment by Claire M Johnson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Gangs -- United States,
  • Criminal procedure -- United States,
  • Prosecution -- United States,
  • Organized crime -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Claire Johnson, Barbara Webster, and Edward Connors
SeriesResearch in brief
ContributionsWebster, Barbara, 1947-, Connors, Edward F, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13618000M

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