6 edition of Language in the legal process found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Janet Cotterill.|
|Contributions||Cotterill, Janet, 1968-|
|LC Classifications||K5001 .L36 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2002022017|
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