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7 edition of Reading Like A Lawyer found in the catalog.

Reading Like A Lawyer

Time-Saving Strategies For Reading Law Like An Expert

by Ruth Ann McKinney

  • 223 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Carolina Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Research,
  • Legal Education,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Law students,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Reading comprehension

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8877405M
    ISBN 101594600325
    ISBN 109781594600326

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