The Australian legal system history, institutions, and method by Russell Hinchy

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Published by Pearson Education Australia in Frenchs Forest, N.S.W .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Law -- Australia -- History,
  • Justice, Administration of -- Australia -- History

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementRussell Hinchy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKU120 .H56 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 496 p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23653629M
ISBN 109780733976582
LC Control Number2008431718

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