Some remarks on advocacy in civil cases being a conference with the Junior Bar Association of Montreal

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Statementby Albert W. Atwater.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 74473
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Pagination1 microfiche (18 fr.)
Number of Pages18
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ISBN 100665744730

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