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Announcing Legal History Writing Competition

Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The

New Exhibit: Early English Legal Manuscripts

New exhibit introduces Tarlton Law Libraries Early English Legal Manuscripts Collection.

Spring 2016 Course Offerings

Tarlton is offering four different legal research courses this semester.

A Legal Holiday Tradition

Attorney businessman, and part-time author, Williston Fish created the sentimental “Last Will of Charles Lounsbury” in 1897.  Also known as A Last Will, The Hobo’s Will or The Happy Testament, it first appeared in Harper’s Weekly in 1898.  It was