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...about deaf legal rights, in general, and hopes to eventually have her law degree so that she may eventually work on behalf of these populations by bringing cases to court about issues such as this.
Hearing impaired prisoners, in a way, constitute a vulnerable group inside of another vulnerable group. They are not only prisoners but are also disabled, making them in effect the subordinated of the subordinated. However as of yet, only little notice or work has been done to try to fix the circumstances of this group. Helping this group gain access to legal treatment and in a way cross their language barrier will be helpful to them inside prison. Also, it would even allow for them to gain more education and counseling inside prison, resulting in a more early releases. It would also help better prepare the prisoners for a return to life outside of prison.
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