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Libel and slander by Penny Bain

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Published by People"s Law School in Vancouver .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[written by Penny Bain ; and reviewed by Mark Dwor].
SeriesPublic legal education series
ContributionsDwor, Mark., Vancouver People"s Law School
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18316844M
ISBN 100888470428

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