Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv-xxvi) and index.
|Statement||William J. Stuntz, Joseph L. Hoffmann|
|Series||Aspen casebook series|
|Contributions||Hoffmann, Joseph L., 1957-|
|LC Classifications||KF9219 .S78 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 940 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||940|
|LC Control Number||2011006377|
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