Information on ancient and modern legal history, from around the world.

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Ancient Law
Henry Sumner Maine's 1861 compilation of ancient laws dealing with property, inheritance, crime, and civil law.
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation
United States Congressional documents and debates from 1774-1873.
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation
U.S. Congressional documents and debates from 1774 - 1875.
Code of Hammurabi - The Avalon Project
Translation of the Code of Hammurabi, with commentary.
Famous American Trials
Accounts, maps, photos, transcript excerpts and other materials relating to famous American trials. Assembled by Professor Douglas Linder, UMKC School of Law.
The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox
Excerpts from the memoir of a Supreme Court clerk who served the notorious Justice James C. McReynolds during the year that FDR threatened to pack the Court.
H-Law Discussion Network
List covering teaching and research in the history of all legal traditions, although participants generally focus on common-law and other Western systems. Information about the American Society for Legal History, an archive of postings, book reviews and a substantial selection of well-annotated links.
History of Law
Overview of the development of law in various nations and time periods.
John McCaffary and the Abolition of Capital Punishment in Wisconsin
Transcripts, images and links to primary and secondary sources addressing the state's experience with the death penalty and why it has eschewed capital punishment longer than any other.
The Legal History Project
Promoting an understanding of legal history.
LONANG Library
Presenting historical writings in the natural law tradition.
Western Legal Tradition
Web links to resources on Western law, from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt through 17th century England.
The Women's Legal History Project
Detailed biographies of over 100 early women lawyers and judges.

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