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This 1998 revision of the Women's Rights Handbook was prepared under the supervision of the California Attorney General's Public Rights Division, Civil Rights Enforcement Unit.

Roderick E. Walston
Chief Assistant Attorney General
Public Rights Division

Sue Ellen Wooldridge
Special Assistant Attorney General

Carole Ritts Kornblum
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Charitable Trusts/Civil Rights Enforcement Unit

Louis Verdugo, Jr.
Supervising Deputy Attorney General
Civil Rights Enforcement

Kathleen W. Mikkelson
Patricia Barbosa

Deputy Attorneys General
Editing and Legal Writing

Linda Giese
Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Administrative Assistant to Chief Assistant Attorney General,
Public Rights Division,
Office of the California Attorney General

Corazon Fragoso
Imelda Salvador
Janice Williams

Production Assistants

David King
Production Coordinator

Jan Mistchenko
Cover Design

The Attorney General thanks and acknowledges the assistance provided by the following volunteer reviewers and consultants:

Vicki Atwood, Legislative Coordinator
Commission on the Status of Women

Susan Breall, Esq.,Chief of Criminal Division
San Francisco District Attorney's Office

Carol Coffey, Staff Services Manager
Criminal Law Division, Office of the California Attorney General

John Ichinaga, Deputy Attorney General
Health Education and Welfare Section, Office of the California Attorney General

Ann Noel, Staff Counsel
Fair Employment and Housing Commission

Pam Pierson, Esq.
Certified Family Law Practitioner

Prudence Poppink, Staff Counsel
Fair Employment and Housing Commission

Beth Rosen-Prinz, Housing Regional Administrator
Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Karmi Speece, Executive Director
Commission on the Status of Women

Helene Tenette, Victim Witness Coordinator
Office of the United States Attorney, Eastern District of California

The Attorney General also gratefully acknowledges the assistance of other attorneys, staff experts and volunteer consultants from many of the agencies and organizations listed in this book who helped assemble the information compiled in the Women's Rights Handbook.

For additional copies, please contact the:

Attorney General's Public Inquiry Unit
P. O. Box 944255
Sacramento, California 94244-2550

Telephone: (916) 322-3360
Toll free: (800) 952-5225
The line for the hearing-impaired is:
(800) 735-2929

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