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Published by Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Supreme Court.,
  • United States. Congress -- Powers and duties.,
  • Executive power -- United States.,
  • Separation of powers -- United States.,
  • Political questions and judicial power -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-398) and indexes.

Other titlesSupreme Court & the powers of the American government
StatementJoan Biskupic and Elder Witt.
ContributionsWitt, Elder.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF8742 .B55 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 434 p. :
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL972972M
ISBN 101568023243
LC Control Number96009856

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