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insanity defense a bibliographic research guide by D. Cheryn Picquet

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Published by Harrison Co. in Norcross, GA (3110 Crossing Park, Norcross 30071-1367) .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Criminal liability -- United States -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby D. Cheryn Picquet, Reba A. Best.
ContributionsBest, Reba A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9241.A1 P53 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL847821M
LC Control Number95127038

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