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Contemporary debates on civil liberties enduring constitutional questions

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Civil rights -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Glenn A. Phelps, Robert A. Poirier.
ContributionsPhelps, Glenn A., 1948-, Poirier, Robert A., 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4749.A2 C64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 237 p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867218M
ISBN 100669102245
LC Control Number84040816

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