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June 8, 2020
SUMMER ACCESS TO WESTLAW, LEXISNEXIS AND BLOOMBERG LAW WESTLAW Continuing Students Continuing students automatically get FULL access all year-round (180 hours per month). You...
Fitzherbert, New boke of iustices of peace (1554)
April 28, 2020
If distance or the coronavirus shutdown prevented you from viewing our Spring 2020 exhibition, “Precedents So Scrawl’d and Blurr’d: Readers’ Marks in Law Books,”...
Gastaldi's treatise on quarantines
April 3, 2020
To mark the 12th anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog, I direct your attention to a book of ours that is, unfortunately, rather timely. The book is Girolamo...
Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair
March 25, 2020
“Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair,” the joint exhibition of the Lewis Walpole Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s Rare Book Collection, is now...
Lillian Goldman Law Library Reading Room
March 13, 2020
4/3/2020 UPDATE We have published a guide for accessing online books while the physical library collection is unavailable. Although the law library is not...
Detail from Justinian's Institutes (Venice, 1476)
March 4, 2020
Books are the lawyer’s tools and the law student’s laboratory, and nothing brings this home better than the marks that they leave in their books. Over 30 such...

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