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Mexican legal system

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.,
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Legal research -- Mexico.,
    • Law -- Mexico -- Indexes.,
    • Law -- Mexico -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-227) and indexes.

      StatementFrancisco A. Avalos.
      SeriesReference guides to national legal systems,, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKGF150 .A95 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 254 p. ;
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1558578M
      ISBN 100313275653
      LC Control Number91039512


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