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anti-trust laws and labor an analysis of recent court decisions by Benjamin S. Kirsh

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Published by New York university School of law in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States.,
  • Antitrust law.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Benjamin S. Kirsh.
SeriesContemporary law pamphlets. Ser. 4, no. 8. Law and business series.
LC ClassificationsHD7834 .K5
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6448566M
LC Control Number43001464

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