2 edition of Recent tendencies in American criminal legislation. found in the catalog.
Recent tendencies in American criminal legislation.
Samuel J. Barrows
|Series||Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- v. 23, no. 3|
|Contributions||American Academy of Political and Social Science.|
|LC Classifications||H1 .A4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||501|
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