Decision making in the Canadian criminal court system
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Decision making in the Canadian criminal court system a systems analysis by Robert G. Hann

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Published by Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English



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  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Court administration -- Canada.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada.

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Bibliography: p. 529-543.

StatementRobert G. Hann, assisted by Lynn Bailey and Marvin Ross.
SeriesResearch report of the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto ;, [6]
ContributionsBailey, Lynn., Ross, Marvin.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xx, 546 p.) :
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5237600M
LC Control Number75308485

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