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The liberties of an American the Supreme Court speaks. by Leo Pfeffer

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Published by Beacon Press in [Boston] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Supreme Court,
  • Civil rights -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [305]-307.

SeriesBeacon paperback, 168
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4749 .P45 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5882704M
LC Control Number63014156

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