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LGBT and gender nonconforming people continue to be overrepresented in the criminal justice system.Center for American Progress (CAP) and Movement Advancement Project (MAP), Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People (Washington, DC and Denver, CO: CAP and MAP, 2016), 3. They are especially vulnerable to hate crimes, targeting by law enforcement, mental illness, substance use disorders, and lack of access to health care.Ibid. at iii-v. View State Of Justice Reform-related topics through an LGBTQI lens.

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