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Encyclopedia of American law and criminal justice

by David A. Schultz

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Law,
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of American law.
    Statement[edited by] David Schultz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF154 .E528 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25392104M
    ISBN 109780816081455
    LC Control Number2011012487

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