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Law History

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation

Features United States Congressional documents and debates from 1774 through 1873.

American Society for Legal History

Site presents legal history publications, reports, and information on conferences and events.


Online discussion network for humanities and social sciences sponsored by the American Society for Legal History.

The Laws of Nature and Nature's God

Presents historic reference works in the natural law tradition, Anglo-American fundamental legal documents, and commentaries on laws and legal institutions.

Legal History and Philosophy

Presents various legal history resources that include the Code of Hammurabi and the 1648 Laws of Massachusetts.

The Legal History Project

Presents interviews, a forum board, and legal history documents and resources. Aims to facilitate understanding on how governments, societies, and private groups have formally solved legal issues over time.

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey

Searchable collection of texts that detail the thousands of criminal trials held at London's central criminal court from 1674 to 1913.

Women's Legal History

Documenting a number of women's active involvement in the legal profession. Presents biographies and research resources.

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