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Blocking public participation

Byron M. Sheldrick

Blocking public participation

the use of strategic litigation to silence political expression

by Byron M. Sheldrick

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frivolous suits (Civil procedure),
  • Political participation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementByron Sheldrick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKE4425
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 170 pages
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27157908M
    ISBN 101554589290
    ISBN 109781554589296
    OCLC/WorldCa861534900


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