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January 15, 2014
One of the Library’s notable Taussig acquisitions is the first work devoted to the laws and rights of women in English law, and the only edition of that work. Published...
Bookplate of Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780)
January 13, 2014
The Yale Law Library’s William Blackstone Collection, already the world’s best, was improved even more with 24 of the volumes we acquired from Anthony Taussig...
January 9, 2014
Exams are upon us. Although this can be a stressful time the law library has a variety of resources to help. Some of our study aids that deal with exam preparation and...
 The common law common-placed : containing, the substance and effect of all the common law cases dispersed in the body of the law (London, 1726)
January 8, 2014
Giles Jacob (1686–1744), the leading legal writer of his age, was notable less for his style—Alexander Pope lampooned him in his Dunciad, calling Jacob “the blunderbuss of...
January 8, 2014
Exams are upon us. Although this can be a stressful time, the law library has a variety of resources to help. Some of our study aids that deal with exam preparation and...
January 7, 2014
Extended hours for law students will start on Monday, January 6th and end on Wednesday, January 15th.  Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 2:00 am Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 midnight...
The Law against Bankrupts, or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes against Bankrupts are Explained (London, 1694)
January 3, 2014
Works on bankruptcy are well represented among the Taussig acquisitions. What might be called early English bankruptcy law established procedures against debtors who...

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