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Evidence of Women exhibit
June 26, 2015
Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law...
Packing list by Nathan Sanford?
June 24, 2015
To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials:...
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...

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