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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English


  • Judicial opinions -- United States.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby James Boyd White.
SeriesLegal theory workshop series -- WSVI-11
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
LC ClassificationsK235.L46 .W54
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. ;
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15201250M

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