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Personal liability of public officials under Federal law

Paul T. Hardy

Personal liability of public officials under Federal law

by Paul T. Hardy

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Published by Institute of Government, University of Georgia in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Administrative responsibility -- United States.,
    • State action (Civil rights) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Paul T. Hardy and J. Devereux Weeks.
      ContributionsWeeks, J. Devereux, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1306.A2 H37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4416358M
      ISBN 10089854050X
      LC Control Number79020319
      OCLC/WorldCa5353560

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