American trials

Portrait of Cinque
The Lillian Goldman Law Library is proud to join with the Yale Black Law Students Association in remembering the most famous event in New Haven’s history, the Amistad...
Free Mooney! Labor's Champion
A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up...
Justice for Salcido, by Guy Endore (1948)
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to October 15) is an opportunity to highlight a number of recent acquisitions. First up is Justice for Salcido (1948) by Guy Endore (1901-...
We accuse : Bill Epton speaks to the court (front cover)
…50 years ago. NEW YORK - Bill Epton stood before the court at his sentencing hearing and delivered the fiery speech “We accuse.” In it Epton, a community...
“Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:...
Trial, Sentence, Confession and Execution of Joel Clough (1833)
New Yale Law Library exhibit… Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library Murder trials have long been a subject of sensational...
New exhibit: "350 Years of Rebellious Lawyering"
In conjunction with the 20th Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference at the Yale Law School, the Law Library’s Rare Book Collection has a new exhibit, “350 Years of...
The November 2010 issue of Smithsonian magazine, available online, has a feature article, “A Murder in Salem” by E.J. Wagner, on the notorious 1830 murder-for-hire of Captain...
A brief research guide, Researching Race in the American Trials Collection, is now online. A link to the guide is in the Law Library’s Research page, under the heading...
Here are a few of the highlights from our acquisitions in the past three months. For our growing collection of illustrated law books: Quadruvium ecclesie (Paris,...

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