Jurisprudence & Legal History
Combination of indexes to nineteenth century journals and government publications. Includes Jones and Chipman's Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922), as well as other indexes to presidential papers, patents, & government publications. An English parliamentary history and index to debates is also included.
Digital documents relative to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government. Links to supporting documents referred to in the body of the texts.
Abstracts of American legal literature published in this country or abroad, from its beginnings to the end of 1860.Â It also includes works on foreign, comparative and international law published in America.
Historical U.S. Congressional documents and debates, including the Congressional Record and its predecessors.
A collection of major treaties between Native Americans and the American colonies, and later the United States. Keyword search or browse by date, region (state or tribe), and title.
A collection of primary and secondary sources related to the formation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Includes the Constitution and precedents, the Federalist Papers, James Madison's notes of the Constitutional Convention, the papers of George Washington, state constitutions and charters, ratification debates, and more.
Significant English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom and in the British colonies during the eighteenth century. See "law" subject.
Guide to resources at the University of Wisconsin Law Library and online.
Papers issued by the Great Britain House of Commons including bills; reports; accounts and papers; command papers; and supplementary material back to 1688.
The J. Willard Hurst Collection details the career of the man commonly identified as the father of modern American legal history. Hurst was a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he developed the field of American legal economic history through his scholarship and teaching. The collection includes Hurst's personal outlines and notes; course texts; publications; publication reviews; research notes; correspondence (incoming and outgoing); personnel records; photographs; audio recordings; and typewriter.
Original documents from Lincoln's law practice, including facts about cases and non-litigation activities handled by Lincoln and his law partners.
Thousands of full text works from important legal scholars of the 16th- to early 20- centuries.
Case law, legislation, regulations and other materials from the U.S. (federal, states, military, Native American), Canada, UK and other foreign countries. Coverage is especially good for older materials, although some newer content is available including California Records and Briefs.
Over 22,000 legal treatises from the 19th- and early 20th- century. Covers all aspects of American and British law and encompasses a range of analytical, theoretical and practical literature for research in American and British legal history.
Indexes works relevant to legal theory and history printed in the United States and the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century.
The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Daily Tribune in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.
The Los Angeles Times in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.
The New York Times in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.
Full-text, fully-searchable, coverage of the New York Tribune, and its merged successor newspaper the New York Herald Tribune
Full text, fully searchable, of all issues of the Wall Street Journal for 1889-1995.
Official publications from the Stair Society including the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series and Supplementary Series.
English government documents originating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This collection contains information on every facet of English government, including social and economic affairs, law and order, religious policy, crown possessions and intelligence gathering as well as Britain's international relations and foreign policy. Includes parts I, II and III of the series.
Includes more than 1,600 volumes and nearly 2,000,000 pages of historical superseded state statutes and offers a valuable source of information for legal researchers and scholars to understand the thinking and conditions of the creation of the historical statutes. Access superseded State Statutes for all fifty states. Each state is verified against Pimsleurâ€™s Checklist of Basic American Legal Publications. Coverage goes as far back as 1717.
Index to works relevant to legal theory and history printed in the United States and the United Kingdom during the early twentieth century.
Annual and biennial reports of all important Wisconsin state agencies from 1852 through 1914. Also includes reports of various state officers, departments and institutions. WPD is a source for Wisconsin statistical tables, financial charts, vintage photographs, supplementary documents, maps, other graphics and research monographs on specific topics.
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