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Women and the Criminal Justice System

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Start your archival research on women and the criminal justice system with this guide. 

For the purposes of this guide, material pertaining to women and the criminal justice system is defined as that which reflects the people and organizations involved in maintaining, reforming, protesting, advocating for its abolition, and otherwise encountering the criminal legal system in the United States. Featured in this guide are the papers, records, and publications of activists, educators, judges, incarcerated people, lawyers, law enforcement, prisons, and rehabilitation organizations.

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