1 edition of Handling employees" section 1983 litigation against state and local government employers found in the catalog.
Handling employees" section 1983 litigation against state and local government employers
1995 by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English
|Statement||moderator, David H. Ben-Asher ; speakers, Philip Stephen Fuoco ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Ben-Asher, David H., Fuoco, Philip Stephen., New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.|
|LC Classifications||KF1325.C58 H36 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||107 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||107|
|LC Control Number||96206843|
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