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Introduction to American law.

Walker, Timothy

Introduction to American law.

by Walker, Timothy

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1837 ed.

      SeriesDa Capo Press reprints in American constitutional and legal history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF386 .W3 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 679 p.
      Number of Pages679
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4468996M
      ISBN 10030670224X
      LC Control Number79172176
      OCLC/WorldCa220434

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      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxviii, pages ; 27 cm. Contents: Basic principles of American law --The jury system --The legal profession --Constitutional law: individual rights --Civil procedure and the federal courts --Contracts --Tort and product liability --Property --Intellectual property --Criminal law and procedure. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxviii, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: Basic principles of American law --The jury system --The legal profession --Constitutional law: individual rights --Civil procedure and the federal courts --Contracts --Tort and product liability --Property --Intellectual property --Criminal law and procedure.

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