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Washington"s dangerous mentally ill offender law was community safety increased? by David Lovell

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Published by Washington State Institute for Public Policy in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English



  • Washington (State)


  • Mentally ill offenders -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Washington (State),
  • Dangerously mentally ill -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Washington (State),
  • Recidivism -- Washington (State) -- Prevention

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Lovell, Gregg J. Gagliardi, Polly Phipps.
ContributionsGagliardi, Gregg J., Phipps, Polly A., Washington State Institute for Public Policy.
LC ClassificationsKFW365 .L68 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination43, [8] p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3459938M
LC Control Number2005410357

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