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Database of the Week Thursday, January 31, 2008

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The Making of Modern Law:  Trials, 1600-1926

“The Making of Modern Law:  Trials, 1600-1926 is a collection of content describing the courtroom dramas that scandalized society in America, the British Empire and the world.”  This important collection is comprised primarily of holdings from the Yale and Harvard Law Libraries and the Library of the bar of the City of New York.  Some of the highlights include the Dred Scott case, the Scopes “monkey” trial and the Amistad slavery case.  This full text database can be easily accessed by either author, title or word.  Check out the online presentation for a more detailed look at the more than 7,000 titles and more than two million pages of content.

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