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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English


  • Legal System,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Terminology,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Law,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatTextbook Binding
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9290462M
ISBN 100131253298
ISBN 109780131253292

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