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Decision making in the Canadian criminal court system

Robert Gregory W. Hann

Decision making in the Canadian criminal court system

a systems analysis.

by Robert Gregory W. Hann

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Published by Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal courts -- Canada,
  • System analysis

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesResearch report of the Centre of Criminology
    ContributionsBailey, Lynn, Ross, Marvin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL185 1973 H35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xx, 546 p.)
    Number of Pages546
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20192351M
    ISBN 109195840505


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