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American legal systems

a resource and reference guide

by Toni M. Fine

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Published by Anderson Pub. Co. in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legal research -- United States.,
    • Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementToni M. Fine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF240 .F58 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 121 p. ;
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL287162M
      ISBN 100870842668
      LC Control Number97190741

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