Prison industries improvement and federal correctional education assistance
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Prison industries improvement and federal correctional education assistance hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3362 and H.R. 3684 ... August 2, 1984. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice.

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  • Prison industries -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Convict labor -- United States.,
  • Prisoners -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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