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Provision for special prosecutor

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice

Provision for special prosecutor

hearings before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session ..

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Public prosecutors -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held July 23-Sept. 1, 1976 on H.R. 14476 and other bills

    SeriesSerial - House, Committee on the Judiciary ; no. 94-61
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 279 p. ;
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14181410M

    SPECIAL PROPERTY. This term is used as synonymous with qualified or limited property. It is that property which is not perfect in the hands of the possessor, but his right is qualified or limited; as, where a person is possessed of an animal ferae naturae, he has a property in such animal, but this is not a general right, for if the animal.   A special counsel, under the regulations, is not a freelancer making it up as he goes along. He has the “investigative and prosecutorial functions of any United States attorney.”.


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