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Legal History


Welcome to the library research guide for legal history. The guide includes recommended resources and tips for effective research. We have focused on American legal history since 1865; we will continue to expand the guide and add information about other countries and time periods. 

Please feel free to contact Laura Hibbler, library liaison for History, or Aimee Slater, library liaison for Legal Studies with any questions:


Aimee Slater

Aimee Slater
Social Sciences Librarian
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Laura Hibbler

Laura Hibbler
Associate University Librarian for
Research & Instruction
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Depending on the focus of your research, you may also want to look at the library's research guides for other subjects areas, including: