The legal system

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  • English
Oxford University Press , New York
Justice, Administration of -- England, Law -- England, Justice, Administration of -- Wales, Law --
StatementKate Malleson, Richard Moules.
SeriesCore text series
ContributionsMoules, Richard, lecturer.
LC ClassificationsKD7100 .M35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24029156M
ISBN 139780199560189
LC Control Number2010001523

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