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Criminal law and punishment

Patrick John Fitzgerald

Criminal law and punishment

by Patrick John Fitzgerald

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law -- Great Britain,
  • Criminal procedure -- Great Britain,
  • Punishment -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP.J. Fitzgerald.
    SeriesClarendon law series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK F5545 C74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 278 p. --
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15001430M

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