Confidence in the criminal justice system findings from the 2000 British crime survey by Catriona Mirrlees-Black

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StatementCatriona Mirrlees-Black.
SeriesResearch findings / Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate -- no.137, Research findings (Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate) -- no.137.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate.
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