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Race and the criminal justice system 1992 : a Home Office publication under section 95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991. by Home Office

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Published by Home Office in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

On front cover: CJA section 95.

Other titlesCJA section 95.
LC ClassificationsHV9960.G7 G73 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1183722M
LC Control Number94172495

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