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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Election law -- Canada -- Cases.,
  • Election law -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Constitutional law -- Canada -- Cases.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Democracy -- Canada.,
  • Democracy -- United States.,
  • Élections -- Droit -- Canada -- Jurisprudence.,
  • Élections -- Droit -- États-Unis -- Jurisprudence.,
  • Droit constitutionnel -- Canada -- Jurisprudence.,
  • Droit constitutionnel -- États-Unis -- Jurisprudence.,
  • Démocratie -- Canada.,
  • Démocratie -- États-Unis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-141) and index.

StatementChristopher Manfredi and Mark Rush.
GenreCases., Jurisprudence.
ContributionsRush, Mark E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKE4622 .M36 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22529319M
ISBN 101551117029
ISBN 109781551117027
LC Control Number2008275145

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