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Murillo Velarde's Practica de testamentos (1755)
June 12, 2015
One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde...
June 12, 2015
The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this...
Stephan Kuttner (1907-1996)
May 20, 2015
The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The...
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Rare Books Blog

Inscription on book given to Simeon E. Baldwin by Emily Gerry, 1864.
July 27, 2015
A digital version of the exhibit “Evidence of Women: Women as Printers, Donors, and Owners of Law Texts” is now available online through the library’s eYLS portal. This...
Evidence of Women exhibit
June 26, 2015
Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law...
Packing list by Nathan Sanford?
June 24, 2015
To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials:...
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Foreign & International Blog

March 31, 2015
The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium and Arthur Liman Public Interest Colloquium titled “Detention...
November 10, 2014
A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display...
October 20, 2014
The library has been given trial access to Oxford Historical Treaties until Friday, November 14th. Oxford Historical Treaties is the newest addition to Oxford Public...
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