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Punishment and responsibility essays in the philosophy of law by H. L. A. Hart

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Published by Clarendon P. in Oxford .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Punishment -- Great Britain -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Criminal liability -- Great Britain -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Statementby H. L. A. Hart.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5649789M
LC Control Number68087539

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