The Torts Process


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James A Henderson, Professor Douglas A Kysar, Richard N Pearson
Hardback | 1000 pages
193 x 257 x 43mm | 1,882g
Publication date
24 Feb 2017
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Edition statement
9th ed.

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