October 2013 News

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...
 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...
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...
Jerome Frank's inscription to Learned Hand
October 16, 2013
Judge Jerome Frank’s inscribed copy (to Learned Hand) of his book Fate and Freedom: A Philosophy for Free Americans (1945). Jerome Frank (1889-1957) graduated from the...


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