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Legal terminology

Gordon W. Brown

Legal terminology

by Gordon W. Brown

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Published by Pearson/Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGordon W. Brown.
    GenreTerminology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF156 .B725 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 535 p. :
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20000138M
    ISBN 100131568043
    ISBN 109780131568044
    LC Control Number2008271753

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