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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...
May 15, 2015
Congratulations graduates of Yale Law School Class of 2015! As YLS alumni, you will continue to have access to the Law Library to study or prepare for the bar exam; however...
Handbuch aller unter der Regierung des Kaisers Joseph des II, volume 15 (1789)
May 14, 2015
In my search for law books with illustrations, I have never come across botanical illustrations until now. The plant depicted here is belladonna, also known as deadly...
Statuta terrae Bassani marchionatus (1615)
May 3, 2015
The Yale Law Library’s collection of early Italian statutes is the largest outside of Italy. One of its strengths is its manuscripts. A list of them, “Manuscripts in...
April 30, 2015
Jozy and Denver (our latest, newest therapy dog!) will be stepping up their visits to the library as we move towards reading and exam periods. We currently have the following...

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