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Published by Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Supreme Court -- Biography,
  • United States. Supreme Court -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-298) and index.

ContributionsCommission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF8744 .S87 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708833M
LC Control Number92010459

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