Some Provoking Aspects of Voluntary Manslaughter Law

  title={Some Provoking Aspects of Voluntary Manslaughter Law},
  author={Jack K. Weber},
  journal={Common Law World Review},
  pages={159 - 179}
  • Jack K. Weber
  • Published 1 July 1981
  • Political Science
  • Common Law World Review
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