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National Report: England and Wales

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National Report: England and Wales. / Leader, Kathryn.

Personal participation in criminal proceedings A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe. ed. / Stefano Ruggeri; Serena Quattrocolo. Springer, 2019. p. 65-92.

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Leader, K 2019, National Report: England and Wales. in S Ruggeri & S Quattrocolo (eds), Personal participation in criminal proceedings A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe. Springer, pp. 65-92. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01186-4

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Leader, K. (2019). National Report: England and Wales. In S. Ruggeri, & S. Quattrocolo (Eds.), Personal participation in criminal proceedings A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe (pp. 65-92). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01186-4

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Leader K. National Report: England and Wales. In Ruggeri S, Quattrocolo S, editors, Personal participation in criminal proceedings A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe. Springer. 2019. p. 65-92 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01186-4

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Leader, Kathryn. / National Report: England and Wales. Personal participation in criminal proceedings A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe. editor / Stefano Ruggeri ; Serena Quattrocolo. Springer, 2019. pp. 65-92

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