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British constitution made simple.

Colin F. Padfield

British constitution made simple.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
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SeriesMade simple books
ContributionsByrne, Tony, 1937-
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Open LibraryOL16757913M
ISBN 100434986097

About the Book Author As a lawyer who consults with various U.S. firms on constitutional issues and as author of a text on British constitutional law, Dr. Michael Arnheim is uniquely qualified to present an unbiased view of the U.S. Constitution, what it says, what it means, and how it's been interpreted in a variety of situations.


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