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Criminal Law Review

Criminal Law Review
Practice Area: Criminal Law
ISSN: 0011-135X
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
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    General Editor
    Dr Hannah Quirk
    Reader in Criminal Law, King's College London

    Cases Editor
    Peter Hungerford-Welch, LL.B.
    Professor of Law and Assistant Dean, The City Law School, City, University of London

    Book Review Editor

    J.D. Jackson
    Professor of Comparative Criminal Law, University of Nottingham


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