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Welcome to the Lillian Goldman Law Library!
August 17, 2016
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...
Drawing from Argumentum Institutionum imperialium (1519)
August 9, 2016
This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum...
July 29, 2016
This July, the Yale Law Library presents “Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI”, an exhibit dedicated to the one hundred year anniversary of the...
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Rare Books Blog

Drawing from Argumentum Institutionum imperialium (1519)
August 9, 2016
This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum...
Veridica descrizione, e ragguaglio distinto della Promulgazione delle colpe, e dell'abjura solenne, e della condanna di galera fulminata dal Santo Tribunale dell'Inquisizione di Brescia, contro Giuseppe Beccarelli (1710)
July 28, 2016
One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial...
May 10, 2016
“Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “...
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Foreign & International Blog

April 7, 2016
To complement the upcoming conference “Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”, a new exhibit highlighting our print holdings on Canadian...
December 21, 2015
A new display highlighting the history of the Yale Journal of International law is mounted on L1 of the law library. The journal went through two name changes over the years...
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...
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