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rule of law, justice, and interpretation

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Rule of law -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-330) and index.

      StatementLuc B. Tremblay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE4238 .T73 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 337 p. ;
      Number of Pages337
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL431364M
      ISBN 100773516735
      LC Control Number98138931


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