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September 2, 2014
I write the share the exciting news that there is a new title in the US Code. Title 52 reclassifies and enacts/codifies into positive law the voting and election sections of...
The Common Law Epitomiz'd
September 2, 2014
“The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law...
Welcome to the Lillian Goldman Law Library!
September 2, 2014
Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here! During your time at YLS you will become familiar with and will (hopefully) use the law library and its...
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Rare Books Blog

The Common Law Epitomiz'd
September 2, 2014
“The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law...
Statuti, e leggi della Valle Seriana Superiore (Bergamo, 1769)
August 15, 2014
The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this...
Battista Aimo, De alluvionum iure universo (Bologna, 1580).
July 20, 2014
My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in...
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Foreign & International Blog

February 25, 2014
Dr. Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Laureate and the first woman president of Tehran’s city court, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School...
January 17, 2014
The term “frozen conflicts” describes territorial disputes in locations that have neither a peaceful resolution nor armed hostilities.  Frozen conflicts exist in Western...
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