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Philosophical foundations of the common law

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by Arthur Ripstein

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common law,
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    StatementArthur Ripstein
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 p. ;
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26436273M
    OCLC/WorldCa225521259

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