Court and Constitution in Japan
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Court and Constitution in Japan selected Supreme Court decisions, 1948-60 by Japan. SaikoМ„ Saibansho.

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English



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  • Law reports, digests, etc. -- Japan.,
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Statementby John M. Maki ; with translations by Ikeda Masaaki, David C.S. Sissons, and Kurt Steiner.
SeriesUniversity of Washington publications on Asia
ContributionsMaki, John M. 1909-
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 445 p. ;
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5879337M
LC Control Number63009940

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