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Constitutional revision and court reform

a legislative history, 1959

by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Institute of Government.

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Published by [s.n.] in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional amendments -- North Carolina,
    • Courts -- North Carolina

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby John L. Sanders, assistant director.
      ContributionsSanders, John L.
      LC ClassificationsKFN7908.Z9 N55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 39 leaves
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5815172M
      LC Control Number60062676

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Constitutional revision and court reform: a legislative history, by Sanders, John L; University of North Carolina (). Institute of GovernmentPages: Constitutional revision and court reform.

Chapel Hill, [s.n.] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John L Sanders; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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