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The Prosecution Service Function within the English Criminal Justice System

  • Chris Lewis

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Domestic Violence Female Genital Mutilation Sexual Offence Guilty Plea Criminal Justice Agency 
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References

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© Springer Berlin · Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Lewis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Portsmouth UniversityPortsmouth HampshireUK
  2. 2.Institute of Criminal Justice StudiesUK

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