Supreme Court nominations

by Betsy Palmer

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers in New York

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBetsy Palmer, editor
LC ClassificationsKF8742 .S925 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461800M
ISBN 101606926543
ISBN 109781606926543
LC Control Number2009034193

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