Amendments to the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

hearing before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session on ... H.R. 4551, H.R. 4553, and H.R. 4570 ... March 26, 1992. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations.

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  • Japanese Americans -- Civil rights.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.,
  • Compensation (Law) -- United States.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .J832 1992f
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Paginationiii, 66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL1518567M
ISBN 100160401259
LC Control Number93204546

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