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Domestic violence law

Domestic violence law

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Published by Thomson/West in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. xiii-xxi).

    Statement[edited] by Nancy K.D. Lemon.
    GenreCases
    SeriesAmerican casebook series
    ContributionsLemon, Nancy K. D., 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9320 .D657 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 1355 p. :
    Number of Pages1355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23950177M
    ISBN 109780314907011, 9780314204493
    LC Control Number2009499112


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