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American legal system the administration of justice in the United States by judicial, administrative, military, and arbitral tribunals by Lewis Mayers

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Published by Rothman in Littleton, Colo .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Justice, Administration of -- United States.,
  • Courts -- United States.,
  • Administrative courts -- United States.,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.,
  • Arbitration and award -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis Mayers.
LC ClassificationsKF8700 .M36 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 594 p. ;
Number of Pages594
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4267857M
ISBN 100837708397
LC Control Number81013872

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