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Juries, libel & justice the role of English juries in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century trials forlibel and slander : papers read at a Clark Library Seminar 28 February 1981 by R. H. Helmholz

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles .
Written in English


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Statementby R.H. Helmholz, Thomas A. Green.
ContributionsGreen, Thomas Andrew., William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
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Open LibraryOL14831469M

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