Legal bibliography

Printing and the Mind of Man
‘Tis the season for making lists. One popular way of taking stock of the past year is through lists of the year’s “greatest hits.” My colleague Fred Shapiro recently...
Ann Jordan Laeuchli
The Lillian Goldman Law Library is at the same time delighted to report the publication of Ann Jordan Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone (Buffalo...
One of my most pleasurable duties as a rare book librarian is reading the catalogues sent by rare book dealers. Each book’s listing is typcally accompanied by a...
The latest issue of Law Library Journal is a special issue, “A Tribute to Morris L. Cohen (1927-2010).” Our own Fred Shapiro organized this fitting tribute to our...
The Law Library is always delighted when research on materials in our collection is published. An entire monograph on a single one of our manuscripts is a rare privilege and...
Anyone who uses modern American case reports, either print or online, is familiar with “star paging”: “A method of referring to a page in an earlier edition of a book, esp. a...
[Note: This article was first posted on 8 June 2011; the links were updated on 9 June 2018.] I prepared the following set of links for the class I’m teaching at...
Our Lewis Morris Collection is now part of the Libraries of Early America project on LibraryThing.com. As described by Jeremy Dibbell of the Massachusetts...
The Flowering of Civil Law: Early Italian City Statutes in the Yale Law Library One of the main reasons for organizing this exhibit is to encourage students and...
John Cowell’s The Interpeter, or Booke Containing the Signification of Words was the most respected English law dictionary of the 17th century, despite the controversy...

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