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Federal parole practices better management and legislative changes are needed : report to the Honorable Sam Nunn, United States Senate by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States Parole Commission.,
  • Parole -- United States -- Decision making.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] leaf, viii, [4], 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14514658M

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