Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
Lord Eldon Collection Links
- Britannica Online entry for Lord Eldon
- Lord Eldon was a key figure in establishing the principles and rules of equity. For information about equity, see the 'Lectric Law Library's entry on Chancery, Court of Equity.
- Middle Temple Inn - Lord Eldon was a member of this society of one of the inns of court.
- Inns of Court Library Catalogues - bibliographic tool, listing an extensive range of current legal materials as well as rich historical collections. (Lord Eldon's law books, now held by the Georgetown Law Library, were earlier on loan to the Library of the Society of the Middle Temple.)
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, Eldon Medallion, Silverman Hall.
English Legal History
- Bentham Project - editing and publishing the complete works of the English legal reformer Jeremy Bentham. Site includes bibliographies of Bentham's works and a brief biography.
- British Legal History: Selected Links on the Web - Lynette Costello, London Guildhall University, Dept. of Law
- Bracton's De legibus et consuetudines Angliae - online text is based on George Woodbine's edition of the original and Samuel Thorne's translation and is fully searchable
- English Legal History Materials - University of Houston, TX, History Dept.
- Harvard University Law Library - description of the Library's extensive early English law collection
- Journal of Legal History - published by Frank Cass Publishers
- Law and History Review - Cornell Law School and American Society for Legal History. Coverage on Academic Universe: v. 14- 1996- (access limited to GULC)
- Oxford Journal of Legal Studies - table of contents and abstracts for v. 16- 1996- are freely available. Full-text access is restricted to current subscribers, including GULC.
- Problems in English Legal and Constitutional History - Dr. Bennett Hill, Georgetown University History Dept.
- Selden Society - founded in 1887 to encourage the study and advance the knowledge of the history of English law.
- SOSIG Law Gateway - by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies for the Law Section of the Social Social Science Information Gateway
- The Avalon Project (Yale): 19th Century Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
- History of the UK: Index of Resources (a WWW Virtual Library)
- Public Record Office - the repository of the national archives for England, Wales and the United Kingdom. Founded by act of Parliament in 1838 to bring together and preserve the records of central government and the courts of law, and to make them available to all who wish to consult them. The records, beginning with Domesday Book (1086), span an unbroken period from the 11th century to the present.