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The Supreme Court, A to Z

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Published by Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Supreme Court -- Encyclopedias.,
  • United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-556) and index.

    StatementKenneth Jost, editor.
    SeriesCQ"s ready reference encyclopedia of American government
    ContributionsJost, Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8742.A35 S8 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 584 p. :
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL376644M
    ISBN 10156802357X
    LC Control Number98038585

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