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Blackstone's Commentaries (1765)
March 5, 2015
This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history...
February 18, 2015
Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Sources For Statistical Data February 25th / YLS room 128 @3:10PM This workshop will showcase commonly used sources of...
February 17, 2015
Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Join Yale Law Librarian: Fred Shapiro For a Workshop on: Historical Research into Words and Phrases February 18th / 3:10 –...
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Rare Books Blog

Blackstone's Commentaries (1765)
March 5, 2015
This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history...
Wedding poem used as binding material
March 4, 2015
Forget little bottles of bubbles or bags of candy, couples getting married in early-modern Germany printed books to celebrate the wedding. This interesting piece, a poem...
Anna Franz
February 11, 2015
The Lillian Goldman Law Library welcomes Anna Franz as its 2015 Rare Book Fellow. Anna is our second Rare Book Fellow. She earned a Master’s in Library &...
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Foreign & International Blog

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...
September 5, 2014
It was 3:00 PM on an early June afternoon. Smiley was 49 years old, married, and the father of a five-year old boy.  He was standing in the first-floor lobby of Yale...
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