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Leading cases in the common law

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Common law -- Great Britain -- Cases.,
    • Common law -- United States -- Cases.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index.

      StatementA.W. Brian Simpson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD671.A7 S56 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 311 p. :
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1273620M
      ISBN 100198258526
      LC Control Number95005089


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