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Political trials

by Leora Bilsky

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses),
  • Political crimes and offenses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeora Bilsky
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26430962M
    OCLC/WorldCa225521150

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