October 2013 News

 Polnoe sobranie zakonov Rossiiskoi Imperii [= Complete collection of the laws of the Russian empire]. St. Petersburg, 1839-1873.
October 23, 2013
Heraldic devices were – and still are – sources of pride for individuals and families.  Arms traditionally denote rank within a nobility, indicate prestigious associations...
John Selden, Table-talk : being the discourses of John Selden Esq., or his sence of various matters of weight and high consequence relating especially to religion and state (London, 1689)
October 23, 2013
John Selden, Table-talk (1689), with arms of John Poulett. Selden (1584-1664), was one of the great English jurists, a polymath and prolific scholar.  He treated subjects...
John Fortescue, The Works of Sir John Fortescue, Knight (London, 1869)
October 23, 2013
John Fortescue, The Works of Sir John Fortescue, Knight (1869), with the arms of Evelyn Philip Shirley. Fortescue (c. 1394-1480) was a leading jurist and Lord Chief Justice...
Lectures on law delivered in Litchfield / by Josias H. Coggeshall (1809-10).
October 22, 2013
The study of early American legal education takes a step forward with the launch of the Litchfield Law School Sources website, as part of the Lillian Goldman Law Library...
October 18, 2013
In honor of the Conference on the Legacy of Stanley Milgram​, to be held at Yale Law School on October 26, 2013, we are pleased to present Authority, Obedience, & Social...
Clarence Darrow's inscription to Pearl Ball
October 16, 2013
Clarence Darrow’s inscribed copy (to “Pearle” M. Ball) of his first book, A Persian Pearl (1899). At John King Books in Detroit, I discovered an autographed copy of...

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