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Understanding criminal law by Joshua Dressler

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Published by LexisNexis in Newark, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminal law -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoshua Dressler.
SeriesUnderstanding series, Understanding series (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9219 .D7 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 649, [30] p. ;
Number of Pages649
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16357241M
ISBN 10082057001X
LC Control Number2006009852
OCLC/WorldCa65201370

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