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Film and the law

Steve Greenfield

Film and the law

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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials in motion pictures,
  • Justice, Administration of, in motion pictures,
  • Lawyers in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-328) and index.

    StatementSteve Greenfield, Guy Osborn, and Peter Robson
    ContributionsRobson, Peter, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.J8 G74 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 343 p. ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24841598M
    ISBN 109781841137254
    LC Control Number2011380846


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