Revision of the Federal Criminal Code: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, on Revision of the Federal Criminal Code, February 14, 15, 22, 27, September 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, October 9, 11, and 25, 1979, Parte5

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