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Reform of class action litigation procedures

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery.

Reform of class action litigation procedures

hearings before the Subcommittee on Judicial Machinery of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session ... November 29 and 30, 1978.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J855 1978f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 516 p. ;
      Number of Pages516
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4064079M
      LC Control Number79601870

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