The science of courtroom litigation

jury research and analytical graphics
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ALM Pub. , New York, N.Y
Jury -- United States, Jury -- Research -- United States, Jurors -- United States, Trial practice -- United S
StatementSamuel H. Solomon, Joanna Gallant, John P. Esser, editors.
ContributionsSolomon, Samuel H., Gallant, Joanna., Esser, John.
LC ClassificationsKF8972 .S35 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16428143M
ISBN 139781588521439
LC Control Number2008002622

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