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The law and procedure of United States courts by John W. Dwyer

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Published by George Wahr in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Courts -- United States.

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Paginationxxi, 339 p.
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24154325M

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