Defense of the poor in criminal cases in American state courts ; a preliminary summary

by Lee Silverstein

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Statementby Lee Silverstein.
ContributionsAmerican Bar Foundation.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
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Defense of the Poor in Criminal Cases in America State Courts: A Field Study and Report, Volume I: National Report. Alan F. Conwill. Citation. Alan F. Conwill, Defense of the Poor in Criminal Cases in America State Courts: A Field Study and Report, Volume I: National Report.

By Lee Silverstein, D uke L aw J ournal ( Author: Alan F. Conwill. Defense of the poor in criminal cases in American state courts: preliminary summary / by Lee Silverstein. Format Book Published Chicago: American Bar Foundation, Description iii, 78 p. ; 28 cm.

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