A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition

September 30, 2014

The Lillian Goldman Law Library

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

invite the Yale community to



Friday, October 3, 2014


10:15-11:00am: Welcome Reception (Room 122, Yale Law School)


11:00am-12:00pm: Building the Collection (Room 129, Yale Law School)

  • Welcome by Robert C. Post, Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Anthony Taissig, Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Sir John H. Baker, Downing Professor Emeritus of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge


1-15-2:15pm: Using the Collection (Room 129, Yale Law School)

  • Anders Winroth, Forst Family Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, History, Yale University
  • Andrew Brown, PhD Candidate in English, Yale University


2:30-4:00pm: Guided Exhibition Tours (Yale Law Library and Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library).

  • Featuring highlights of the Taussig collections


4:15-5:00pm: Closing Remarks (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

  • John Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School


5:00-6:00pm: Reception (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)


This event is made possible through the generous support of the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund at Yale Law School and the Beinecke Rare Book & Mnuscript Library.

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