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Democracy and the law.

Leon Lewis

Democracy and the law.

by Leon Lewis

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Published by Public Affairs Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- United States.,
  • Constitutional history.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical references included in notes (p. 245-256)

    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17851203M
    LC Control Number63021260

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