4 edition of The American legal system found in the catalog.
The American legal system
Blair J. Kolasa
|Statement||Blair J. Kolasa, Bernadine Meyer.|
|Contributions||Meyer, Bernadine, 1924-, Kolasa, Blair J. 1926-|
|LC Classifications||KF8700 .K64 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 504 p. :|
|Number of Pages||504|
|LC Control Number||86009418|
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