5 edition of Introduction to law and the legal system found in the catalog.
Introduction to law and the legal system
Harold J. Grilliot
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Harold J. Grilliot.|
|LC Classifications||KF385.A4 G7 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 669 p. :|
|Number of Pages||669|
|LC Control Number||82083383|
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