Finding sources of international law and foreign laws on the Internet
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Published by District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by---the International Law Section, District of Columbia Bar.
ContributionsDistrict of Columbia Bar. International Law Section.
LC ClassificationsK88.I58 F56 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination9, [17] leaves :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16967022M
LC Control Number2008613250

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