February 2011 News

February 5, 2011
Jonas Adames. The order of keeping a court leete, and court baron (London, 1593). Rare Book Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library; acquired with the John A. Hoober Fund....
February 4, 2011
The Law Library's lists of new acquisitions for January 2011 are now available: All Acquisitions German, French and Italian Language Acquisitions Spanish Language...
February 3, 2011
(photograph courtesy Yale Law School) In a January 18, 2011, New York Times op-ed column, David Brooks declared, “Amy Chua is a Wimp.” I have worked with Amy Chua on several...
February 2, 2011
English law not only underwent deep changes in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, but also played a leading role in politics and culture. “Life and Law in...
February 2, 2011
Sir John Fortescue, 1533-1607. A learned commendation of the politique lawes of England (London, 1599). Rare Book Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library. Sir John Fortescue...
February 2, 2011
Christopher St. Germain, 1460-1540/41. [Doctor and Student] The Dialogue in English, betweene a doctor of divinitie, and a student in the lawes of England (London, 1593)....
February 2, 2011
The late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries saw a series of important legal debates in England. Under the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and the first two Stuart monarchs,...

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