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September 23, 2014
Navigating the Library Catalogs and Website Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Wednesday, September 24 at 3:10 pm, join Jordan Jefferson, Reference Librarian, for a fifty-minute...
Gratian's Decretum (Strassburg, 1471)
September 22, 2014
A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471,...
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Rare Books Blog

Gratian's Decretum (Strassburg, 1471)
September 22, 2014
A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471,...
Map of Fort Lorenzo, Panama (1740)
September 11, 2014
I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De...
September 5, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Yale Law Library Rare  Book Fellowship. Here are the details. FIXED DURATION POSITION: 6 months from date of hire; non-...
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Foreign & International Blog

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...
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...
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