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Science, common sense, and criminal law reform

Jerome Hall

Science, common sense, and criminal law reform

an address given on the occasion of a two-day legal institute in the College of Law, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, October 18, 1963

by Jerome Hall

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Published by State University of Iowa, College of Law in Iowa City, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law.,
  • Forensic psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Jerome Hall.
    SeriesJohn F. Murray endowment lecture ;, 1963
    ContributionsUniversity of Iowa. College of Law.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5932658M
    LC Control Number64063402
    OCLC/WorldCa1446303

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