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Women and Girls in the Justice System - Legislation

This section presents a sample of links to online Federal and State legislation and testimony.

Federal Legislation

To conduct a search of Federal legislation on topics related to females in the justice system, visit, the official source for Federal legislative information.

State Legislation

To learn about legislation that has been enacted or introduced in a specific state, conduct a search of the state's legislature website. See the State Legislatures Internet Links section of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) website to locate appropriate sites. NCSL may also be of further assistance in obtaining additional information about legislation at the state-level.

Links from the NCJRS website to non-federal sites do not constitute an endorsement by NCJRS or its sponsors. NCJRS is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of any off-site pages that are referenced, nor does NCJRS guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information. NCJRS is also not responsible for the use of, or results obtained from the use of, the information. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from non-federal sites.