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NCJ Number: 159294 Find in a Library
Title: Tennessee Department of Correction Annual Report 1993-1994: Focus on Female Felons
Corporate Author: Tennessee Dept of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 179
Sponsoring Agency: Tennessee Dept of Correction
Nashville, TN 37243
Sale Source: Tennessee Dept of Correction
Rachel Jackson Building
320 Sixth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report highlights the activities of the Tennessee Department of Correction during fiscal year 1993-1994.
Abstract: The report provides organizational charts as well as an explication of the Department's mission, vision, and values. The report contains an historical summary of the female felon in Tennessee, focusing on changes in the female felon population, and resulting challenges to correctional management. Another section summarizes outcomes of the Scotty Grubbs et al v. Christine J. Bradley et al lawsuit, which challenged the constitutionality of prison conditions in several Tennessee facilities on the grounds of overcrowding. The report describes the operations of various correctional facilities in the State. 69 tables and charts
Main Term(s): Corrections annual reports
Index Term(s): Female offenders; Tennessee
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