Explorations in the use of criminal law in Canada, 1867-1892
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Published by Carleton University in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Criminal law -- Canada -- 19th century -- History.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada -- 19th century -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Susan W.S. Binnie.
LC ClassificationsKE8813 .B56 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 627 leaves :
Number of Pages627
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14795384M
ISBN 100315759461

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