Hearing on the Defenses of Diminished Capacity and Insanity, Joint Committee for Revision of the Penal Code, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Assembly Criminal Justice Committee

Hearing on the Defenses of Diminished Capacity and Insanity, Joint Committee for Revision of the Penal Code, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Assembly Criminal Justice Committee

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Title:Hearing on the Defenses of Diminished Capacity and Insanity, Joint Committee for Revision of the Penal Code, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Assembly Criminal Justice Committee
Author:California. Legislature. Joint Committee for the Revision of the Penal Code
Publisher: - 1979
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