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Democracy and the Supreme court

Robert Kenneth Carr

Democracy and the Supreme court

by Robert Kenneth Carr

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Supreme Court.,
    • Constitutional law -- United States -- Cases.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Robert K. Carr.
      GenreCases.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8748 .C27 1936
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6344460M
      LC Control Number36028521
      OCLC/WorldCa617542

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