Law and tactics in sentencing



Publisher: Coiner Publications in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 201 Downloads: 782
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  • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Joe A. Cannon [and others]
ContributionsCannon, Joe A., 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9685 .L35
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 201 p.
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4424336M
LC Control Number79030335

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