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Published by Little Hoover Commission in [Sacramento, CA] .
Written in English


  • California. -- Dept. of Corrections -- Auditing,
  • Corrections -- California,
  • Prisons -- Overcrowding -- California

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCommission on California State Government Organization and Economy.
LC ClassificationsHV9475.C2 S46 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23955495M
LC Control Number2009358524

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