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Douglas of the Supreme Court a selection of his opinions. by William O. Douglas

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Douglas, William O. 1898-,
  • Judicial opinions -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y.

StatementEdited and with a biographical sketch by Vern Countryman.
LC ClassificationsKF213.D6 C6 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination401 p.
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5410241M
ISBN 100837167906
LC Control Number73000719

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