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State Legislators’
Handbook
for
Statutory Rape Issues

Noy S. Davis
Jennifer Twombly

American Bar Association
Center on Children and Law

U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

810 Seventh Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531

Janet Reno
Attorney General

Daniel Marcus
Acting Associate Attorney General

Laurie Robinson
Assistant Attorney General

NoŽl Brennan
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Kathryn M. Turman
Director, Office for Victims of Crime

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NCJ 178238

February 2000

This handbook was prepared by the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law under grant number 97-VF-GX-K008, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Office for Victims of Crime is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

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