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Witnessing for Sociology

Sociologists in Court

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil law (general works),
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Forensic Oratory,
  • Sociology (Specific Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Evidence, Expert,
  • Forensic sociology,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPamela J. Jenkins (Editor), Steve Kroll-Smith (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289179M
    ISBN 100275948528
    ISBN 109780275948528


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