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Court and Constitution in Japan

Japan. SaikoМ„ Saibansho.

Court and Constitution in Japan

selected Supreme Court decisions, 1948-60

by Japan. SaikoМ„ Saibansho.

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Law reports, digests, etc. -- Japan.,
    • Judicial power -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John M. Maki ; with translations by Ikeda Masaaki, David C.S. Sissons, and Kurt Steiner.
      SeriesUniversity of Washington publications on Asia
      ContributionsMaki, John M. 1909-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlvi, 445 p. ;
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5879337M
      LC Control Number63009940
      OCLC/WorldCa506785


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