Travesty! miscarriages of justice

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Published by Pluto Press Australia in association with Academics for Justice in Leichhardt, NSW .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Australia,
  • Sydney (N.S.W.),
  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Anderson, Tim -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Trials (Terrorism) -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.),
  • Judicial error -- Australia.,
  • Bombing investigation -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Kerry Carrington ... [et al.].
ContributionsCarrington, Kerry., Academics for Justice.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKU41.A53 A53 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1291988M
ISBN 100949138762
LC Control Number92153439

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