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 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...
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...
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...
Roscoe Pound's inscription to Irving M. Walker
October 16, 2013
Roscoe Pound’s inscribed copy (to Irving M. Walker) of his book Contemporary Juristic Theory (1940). The son of a federal trial judge in Nebraska, Roscoe Pound...
John H. Wigmore's autograph
October 16, 2013
John H. Wigmore’s signed copy of his book A Kaleidoscope of Justice (1941). John Henry Wigmore enrolled at Harvard Law School in 1884, became a founder of the Harvard...

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