American Constitutional Order History, Cases, and Philosophy by Douglas W. Kmiec

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  • Law,
  • Constitutional,
  • Constitutional history,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Philosophy,
  • United States

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Number of Pages5
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ISBN 101583608001
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