selection of cases on evidence at the common law by Edmund Morris Morgan

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  • Evidence (Law) -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Evidence (Law) -- Great Britain -- Cases.,
  • Common law.

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Statementby Edmund M. Morgan ... and John MacArthur Maguire.
SeriesUniversity casebook series
ContributionsMaguire, John MacArthur, 1888-
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Pagination2 p. l., xxxi, 1232 p.
Number of Pages1232
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Open LibraryOL17733679M

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