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Introduction to American law

Walker, Timothy

Introduction to American law

designed as a first book for students.

by Walker, Timothy

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Published by P.H. Nicklin & T. Johnson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 13828.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxiv, 679 p.
    Number of Pages679
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13556793M
    OCLC/WorldCa17161415

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