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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Judicial process -- United States -- History.,
  • Judicial opinions -- United States -- History.,
  • Law and politics -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by H.L. Pohlman.
ContributionsPohlman, H. L., 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF8775 .P65 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1725982M
ISBN 100870238299, 0870238302
LC Control Number92030025

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