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juvenile justice system in Washington State recommendations to improve cost-effectiveness by Steven Aos

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


  • Juvenile courts -- Washington (State) -- Costs,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Washington (State),
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Services for -- Washington (State)

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Statement[Steve Aos].
ContributionsWashington State Institute for Public Policy.
The Physical Object
Pagination7, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13632110M

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