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Snitching criminal informants and the erosion of American justice by Alexandra Natapoff

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Informers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States,
  • Informers -- United States,
  • Law enforcement -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlexandra Natapoff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9665 .N38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23218346M
ISBN 100814758509
ISBN 109780814758502
LC Control Number2009017397
OCLC/WorldCa320351592

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