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Litchfield Historical Society
Michael von der Linn, lead curator of our current exhibit, “From Litchfield to Yale: Law Schools in Connecticut, 1782–1843,” will be speaking about the exhibit on April 19 at...
Baldwin, Simeon E. “Zephaniah Swift.” In Great American Lawyers (William Draper Lewis; ed.; Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1907-1909). Fisher, Samuel H. Litchfield...
In Connecticut and elsewhere, instructors in the proprietary schools played a crucial and self-conscious role in the Americanization of the common law. Applying practical...
Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769) was based on a course of undergraduate lectures that Blackstone delivered at Oxford University....
Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780). Istolkovaniia angliiskikh zahonov [Commentary on English Laws of Mr. Blackstone]. Moscow, 1780-82. 3 vols. Special Collections,...
The latest addition to the Rare Book Collection’s Flickr galleries is a set dedicated to bookplates. The Bookplates set is a project of Drew Adan, Library Services...
Here are a few of the highlights from our acquisitions in the past three months. For our growing collection of illustrated law books: Quadruvium ecclesie (Paris,...
Our books often have interesting stories behind them. One example is the fine set of Blackstone’s Commentaries (4 vols.; London, 1830) recently donated  by Mr. Mordecai...
Spring 2008 has been a busy season for acquisitions in the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. The American trials collection grew by thirty titles in Spring...

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