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Published by Advanced Legal Education, Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minn. (1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul 55104) .
Written in English



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Bibliography: p. 43-51.

ContributionsHamline University. Advanced Legal Education.
LC ClassificationsKFM5942 .J87 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2604524M
LC Control Number85163575

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