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The law of holiday displays poster
December 13, 2021
The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” In 1947, the U.S....
October 26, 2021
The New Haven School of International Law is a contemporary theoretical and methodological approach aimed at analyzing public international law through a policy-oriented...
October 1, 2021
ProQuest TDM Studio is now available to Yale researchers! TDM Studio enables researchers to text mine large volumes of published content from the millions of news articles,...
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Foreign & International Blog

February 18, 2020
You are invited to view a new library exhibit on YLS alumnus Wang Chung-hui (LL.M 1903, D.C.L. 1905) and the history of US-China relations prepared by JSD candidate, Jingjian...
2019 FCIL-SIS Schaffer Grant Recipient Presentation July 18 2019
August 15, 2019
We were honored to host veteran open-access activist, Ms. Mariya Badeva-Bright, the 2019 American Law Libraries Association FCIL-SIS Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians...
May 23, 2019
“For the barrier of language is sometimes a blessed barrier, which only lets pass what is good. Or – to put the thing less cynically – we may be better in new clean words,...
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Rare Books Blog

September 9, 2021
In April 1972, the French theorist Michel Foucault made a detour from a campus trip to the State University of Buffalo to visit the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica,...
Singularia Ludovici Romani (Paris, 1510)
May 1, 2021
The forlorn figure adorning Lodovico Pontano’s Singularia (1510) reflects some of my emotions on this, my last day as the Rare Book Librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law...
Printer's device of Peter Schoeffer, 1476
February 25, 2021
My interest in law book illustrations has led me to study and collect other graphic elements in early printed law books. Some of the most lovely and charming of these are...
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