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Disabilities Among Prison and Jail Inmates, 2011-12

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ABOUT A THIRD OF PRISON AND JAIL INMATES REPORTED A DISABILITY IN 2011–12

Hate Crime, 2003-2009

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AN ESTIMATED 148,000 HATE CRIMES REPORTED IN 2009; MOST HATE CRIMES MOTIVATED BY RACIAL OR ETHNIC BIAS