Exhibits

William Lambarde, 1536-1601. The duties of constables, borsholders, tythingmen, and such other lowe ministers of the peace (London, 1584). Rare Book Collection, Lillian...
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....
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...
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)....
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,...
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...
  Edward Gordon, my esteemed co-curator for our Fall 2009 exhibit, “Freedom of the Seas, 1609: Grotius and the Emergence of International Law,” has published an...
A video of Mark Zaid’s exhibit talk, “Superheroes in Court! Law, Lawyers and Comic Books,” is now available here, in the Yale Law Librarians channel at Vimeo.com. Zaid...
“Mexico Celebrates its Bicentennial: 1810-2010” is an exhibit in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15). It was curated by my colleague Teresa Miguel,...
  “Superheroes in Court! Lawyers, Law and Comic Books” was curated by Mark S. Zaid, Esq., and coordinated by Mike Widener, Rare Book Librarian. It is on display Sept. 4-Dec,...

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