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How to please the court

a moot court handbook
  • 190 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
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  • English

P. Lang , New York
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Statementedited by Paul I. Weizer.
SeriesTeaching texts in law and politics,, v. 37
ContributionsWeizer, Paul I., 1966-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF281.A2 H69 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 190 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289840M
ISBN 100820469491
LC Control Number2004003843

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