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Fair trial and free expression a background report by A. E. Dick Howard

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Crime and the press,
  • Newspaper court reporting,
  • Freedom of the press -- United States

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At head of title: 94th Congress, 2d session. Committee print

Statementprepared [by A.E. Dick Howard and Stanford A. Newman] for and presented to the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate
ContributionsNewman, Stanford A, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 85 p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13601167M

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