Words and phrases. 1658 to date. Vol. 45: wear-willful neg...
United States Copyright Filing #RE0000805011
|Full Title||Words and phrases. 1658 to date. Vol. 45: wear-willful negligence and vol. 46: willfulness-zygoma.|
|Type of Work||Text|
|Filing Date||Feb 02, 1999|
|Basis of Claim||New Matter: compilation of prev. pub. case law paragraphs into a more readily usable form with editorial revisions & additions.|
People and Companies
|Copyright Claimant||West Publishing Company d.b.a. West Group f.k.a. West Publishing Company (PWH)|
|Associated Names||West Publishing Company
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