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imperial judiciary: fact or myth? A round table, held on December 12, 1978, and sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.

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StatementJohn Charles Daly, moderator ; Abram Chayes ... [et al.]
SeriesAEI forum ; 26
ContributionsDaly, John Charles, 1914-, Chayes, Abram, 1922-, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
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Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL14515547M

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