Illustrated law

Cover to "Law's Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection"
I am extremely pleased and honored to announce that Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection (Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing, 2017) has earned the...
Know your rights comix (Oakland, Calif.: Midnight Special Law Collective, 2004?)
The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site recently passed the 5,000-image mark. This seems like a good time for an update on additions to the site, and improvements to its...
Two new Yale Law Library exhibits… Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection Around the World with Law’s Picture Books Most people would not look for...
Final preparations are underway for our major exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” curated by myself and Mark Weiner (Yale Law Class of...
Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law...
Woof Moo Grr
A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival...
Der Reichs-Stadt Kaufbeuren Gerichts-Ordnung
One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the...
 Cuba y sus jueces, by Raimundo Cabrera (1895)
A number of our recent acquisitions are in the field of Cuban law. Here are some of the highlights. Raimundo Cabrera (1852-1923), Cuba y sus jueces: rectificaciones oportunas...
Commission from Doge Andrea Gritti appointing Federico Renier as governor of Verona, 1530.
The role of imagery in the governance of Renaissance Venice will be explored in an exhibit talk sponsored by the Yale Law Library. Christopher W. Platts (History of Art, Yale...
Those who cannot visit the Law Library to view our colorful new exhibit, “Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic: Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice,” now...

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