Philippine local courts (jurisprudence and practice) by Damian L. Jimenez

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Statementby Damian L. Jimenez.
LC ClassificationsKPM3451 .J56 1966
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Paginationxxxix, 371 p.
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL5421451M
LC Control Number73014907

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