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Court and Constitution in the twentieth century

by William Finley Swindler

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Supreme Court

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby William F. Swindler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8748 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5604135M
    ISBN 100672518732
    LC Control Number68011152

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