5 edition of The Supreme Court, A to Z found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-556) and index.
|Statement||Kenneth Jost, editor.|
|Series||CQ"s ready reference encyclopedia of American government|
|LC Classifications||KF8742.A35 S8 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 584 p. :|
|Number of Pages||584|
|LC Control Number||98038585|
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