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Japanese Supreme Court constitutional policies by Hiroshi Itoh

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Published by M. Wiener in New York .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Japan. Saikō Saibansho -- History.,
  • Courts of last resort -- Japan -- History.,
  • Judicial process -- Japan -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-307).

Statementby Hiroshi Itoh.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2203065M
ISBN 100910129819
LC Control Number89024844

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