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Bias crimes Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, May 11, 1992 by United States

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Number of Pages184
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ISBN 10016039872X
ISBN 109780160398728
OCLC/WorldCa27870532

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