The Supreme Court explained

by Ellen Greenberg

Publisher: W.W. Norton in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementEllen Greenberg.
LC ClassificationsKF8742.Z9 G728 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000658M
ISBN 100393040976, 0393316386
LC Control Number96039582

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