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Black people and the criminal justice system

Michael Day

Black people and the criminal justice system

three speeches given at the Howard League conference on "Minorities, Crime and Justice", Wadham College, Oxford, September 1988

by Michael Day

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Published by Howard League for Penal Reform in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Great Britain,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Great Britain,
  • Blacks -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Michael Day, Trevor Hall, Courtenay Griffiths ; edited by Emily Russel.
    ContributionsHall, Trevor, Griffith, Courtenay, Howard League for Penal Reform.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9960.G7 D28 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17289107M
    ISBN 100903683091
    OCLC/WorldCa23724655

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