Federal criminal law

by Peter W. Low

Publisher: Foundation Press in Westbury, N.Y

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Edition Notes

Statementby Peter W. Low and Joseph L. Hoffmann.
SeriesUniversity casebook series
ContributionsHoffmann, Joseph L., 1957-
LC ClassificationsKF9218 .L69 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 927 p. ;
Number of Pages927
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL994497M
ISBN 101566623464
LC Control Number96033057

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