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In defense of criminal defense expenditures and plea bargaining

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  • Kobayashi, Bruce H.
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  • Kobayashi, Bruce H. & Lott, John Jr., 1996. "In defense of criminal defense expenditures and plea bargaining," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 397-416, December.
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