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Use of minors in drug crime

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

Use of minors in drug crime

hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R. 1305 ... July 13, 1989.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narcotics and crime -- United States.,
  • Narcotics, Control of -- United States.,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17658195M


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§ Use of force for the protection of property. § Use of force in law enforcement. § Use of force by persons with special responsibility for care, discipline or safety of others.

§ Justification in property crimes. Chapter 7.