Sentencing Reform
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Sentencing Reform Guidance or Guidelines? by Ken Pease

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Published by Manchester Univ Pr .
Written in English


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ContributionsMartin Wasik (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9407463M
ISBN 100719023270
ISBN 109780719023279

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