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The Pursuit of Criminal Justice

Gordon Hawkins

The Pursuit of Criminal Justice

Essays from the Chicago Center (Studies in Crime and Justice)

by Gordon Hawkins

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) .
Written in English

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social history,
  • Criminology,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of,
  • Criminal law,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10192032M
    ISBN 100226320022
    ISBN 109780226320021

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