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Colin McNairn has enjoyed a career as a professor, a practicing lawyer, an administrative law judge, and a writer, all of which has served to stimulate his interest in the deft use of language. He is the author of books on governmental immunity, freedom of information, and privacy. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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Colin McNairn has enjoyed a career as a professor, a practicing lawyer, an administrative law judge, and a writer, all of which has served to stimulate his interest in the deft use of language. He is the author of books on governmental immunity, freedom of information, and privacy. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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