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Graduation cap
May 23, 2022
Congratulations graduates of Yale Law School Class of 2022! Alumni acccess to library resources changes at various points throughout the year. Access to online...
Image of scrapbook, with manuscript postmortem accounts, newspaper clippings, and other materials
May 6, 2022
The Rare Book Collection has acquired two manuscript notebooks kept by Ludwig Freyberger, physician and early expert pathologist at the turn of the 20th century in England...
engraved plan of Newgate Prison, Dublin, with accompanying table
May 6, 2022
A new acquisition from Maggs: George Warner, “Paper Relating to the Prisons in Dublin” (London: Luke Hansard, 1819), with an engraved plan of Newgate Prison. In 1819, the...
Photograph of miniature book, shown with pencil for scale
May 3, 2022
In 1839, the English Quaker, Elizabeth Fry, published this pocket-sized devotional work, intended for distribution to women prisoners in France.  Fry was a dedicated advocate...
April 26, 2022
WESTLAW Continuing Students Continuing students automatically get FULL access all year-round (180 hours per month). You do not have to do anything to gain access...
Exams
April 25, 2022
Finding Old Exams Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these...
April 14, 2022
The Lillian Goldman Law Library, in partnership with Law Library Journal, invites paper proposals​ for a symposium on the Legal Treatise to be held at Yale Law School on...

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