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Judicial immunity legislation hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, on H.R. 3206 and H.R. 671 ... October 3, 1991. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .J857 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 141 p. ;
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1142004M
ISBN 10016040214X
LC Control Number94111874

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