Prosecution and Power: Malicious Prosecution in the English Courts, 1750-1850

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Policing and Prosecution in Britain, 1750-1850. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1989.


False Prosecutions; Legal Doctrine of Malicious Prosecutions; Malicious Prosecutions 1750-1850; Private Prosecution; Prosecution System 1750-1850; Vexatious Prosecutions; Wrongly Accused


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