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Modern scientific evidence, civil and criminal weight and sufficiency, admissibility, objectives of law and science, scientific tests and experiments [and] specific methods of proof. by James R. Richardson

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Published by W.H. Anderson Co. in Cincinnati .
Written in English



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  • Evidence (Law) -- United States.,
  • Evidence, Expert -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF8961 .R5
The Physical Object
Pagination538 p.
Number of Pages538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5818444M
LC Control Number61003789

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