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Overview of United States law

Ellen S. Podgor

Overview of United States law

by Ellen S. Podgor

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Published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender in Newark, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEllen S. Podgor, John F. Cooper.
    ContributionsCooper, John F. 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF385 .P58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23148122M
    ISBN 109781422421444
    LC Control Number2009002514
    OCLC/WorldCa299281692

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