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English legal system in action

the administration of justice

by Robin C. A. White

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- Great Britain,
    • Justice, Administration of -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobin C.A. White.
      ContributionsWhite, Robin C. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD660 .W45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 466 p. :
      Number of Pages466
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL375763M
      ISBN 100198764944, 0198764936
      LC Control Number98037658

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