Concordance rates in magistrates court reports and the 1991 Criminal Justice Act.
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Concordance rates in magistrates court reports and the 1991 Criminal Justice Act. by R.A Griffiths

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Published by University of Central England in Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 1996.

ContributionsUniversity of Central England in Birmingham.
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