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The Supreme Court and its justices

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Published by American Bar Association in Chicago .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States. Supreme Court -- History.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jesse H. Choper.
SeriesThe Best of the ABA journal
ContributionsChoper, Jesse H., American Bar Association.
LC ClassificationsKF8742.A5 S863 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2412828M
ISBN 100897072901
LC Control Number87070334

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