The Supreme Court And American Political Development

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  • Courts & procedure,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political questions and judicial power,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Courts - General,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Government - Judicial Branch,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Courts - Supreme Court,
  • Constitutional history,
  • United States,
  • Constitutional,
  • Legal History

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Book details

ContributionsRonald Kahn (Editor), Kenneth Ira Kersch (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7763195M
ISBN 100700614389
ISBN 109780700614387

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