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How to study law and take law exams in a nutshell

by Ann M. Burkhart

  • 238 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
    • Law examinations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesHow to study law and take law exams
      Statementby Ann M. Burkhart, Robert A. Stein.
      SeriesIn a nut shell, Nutshell series.
      ContributionsStein, Robert A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF283 .B87 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 366 p. ;
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993647M
      ISBN 100314065962
      LC Control Number96032165

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