law of federal courts by Charles Alan Wright

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Other titlesFederal courts.
Statementby Charles Alan Wright.
SeriesHornbook series
LC ClassificationsKF8840 .W7 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 929 p. ;
Number of Pages929
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1095003M
ISBN 100314040226
LC Control Number94019498

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