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Crime, Justice and Discretion in England 1740-1820

Author(s) By Peter King.
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198229100
Practice Area Criminal law & procedures
Format Hardback
Pages 398
Published in United Kingdom
Published 28 Sep 2000
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The criminal law has often been seen as central to the rule of the 18th century landed elite. Within detailed studies of every stage of the criminal process this volume explores key issues such as who used the law, for what purposes, and with what effects. It then challenges the view that the law was primarily the instrument of a small elite, portraying it instead as an arena of struggle, negotia

Crime, Justice and Discretion in England 1740-1820 - ISBN 9780198229100

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