Inside the Interrogation Room

@article{Leo1996InsideTI,
  title={Inside the Interrogation Room},
  author={Richard A. Leo},
  journal={Journal of Criminal Law \& Criminology},
  year={1996},
  volume={86},
  pages={266}
}
  • Richard A. Leo
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology
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