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Constitution and the Court

Robert S. Hirschfield

Constitution and the Court

the development of the basic law through judicial interpretation.

by Robert S. Hirschfield

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Published by RandomHouse .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesRandom House studies in political science -- no. 40
The Physical Object
Pagination257p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13688593M


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