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Some aspects of the theories and workings of constitutional law.

W. P. M. Kennedy

Some aspects of the theories and workings of constitutional law.

The Fred Morgan Kirby lectures delivered at Lafayette College, 1931.

by W. P. M. Kennedy

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • Constitutional law -- Canada

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15371099M

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