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Democracy through law

selected speeches and judgments

by Steyn Lord

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Published by Ashgate/Dartmouth in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, Burlinton, VT .
Written in English

  • Law -- England.,
  • Democracy -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohan Steyn.
    SeriesCollected essays in law
    LC ClassificationsKD358 .S74 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22743005M
    ISBN 100754624048
    ISBN 109780754624042

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