Avalon Project From Yale Law School - Documents in law, history & diplomacy through the ages.
Chicago Anarchists on Trial: Evidence From the Haymarket Affair 1886-1887 From the Library of Congress - includes more than 3,800 images of manuscripts, photographs, prints and artifacts relating to the Haymarket Affair which proved a setback in the struggle for American workers' rights.
ConSource The Constitutional Sources Project - free, fully indexed collection of original US constitutional source material
Continental Congress and the Continental Convention 1774-1789 From the Library of Congress - documents relating to the work of Congress and the drafting and ratification of the Constitution. Items include extracts of the journals of Congress, resolutions, proclamations, committee reports, treaties, and early printed versions of the United States Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
Famous Trials Created by a law professor at UMKC, this site provides historical information and assorted materials for a variety of famous trials, modern and ancient.
Guide to Research in Federal Judicial History From Federal Judicial Center (2010)
How To Build a Tribal Legal History Outlines process for creating a tribal legal history - from the National Indian Law Library, Native American Rights Fund. They hope to link to completed histories as they are developed.
Howard Jenkins, Jr Graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, the Honorable Howard Jenkins, Jr was the first African American on the National Labor Relations Board. He served under five presidents and wrote over 40,000 decisions and dissents during his tenure.
Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties Digtal version of 7 volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes from 1778-1883 and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970.
Nuremburg Trials Project Digital history collection from the Harvard Law Library contains trial documents, evidence files, photos, etc.
Old Bailey Online Proceedings of the Old Bailey (London's Central Criminal Court) 1674 - 1913
Slaves and the Courts: 1740 - 1860 From the Library of Congress - contains just over a hundred pamphlets and books concerning the African and African-American slaves in the American colonies and the United States. The documents include an assortment of trials and cases, reports, arguments, accounts, examinations of cases and decisions, proceedings, journals, etc.
Sweatt v. Painter Case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the integration of the University of Texas School of Law. The site contains university records, litigation materials, newspapers & oral histories.
Teaching Judicial History Famous cases from the Federal Judicial Center . Materials include legal documents and arguments, chronology of events and the courts involved, as well as media perceptions.
The Texas Constitutions Digitization Project Includes the various Texas Constitutions from 1824 -1876 as well as accompanying debates & journals of the constitutional conventions.
University of Denver Sturm College of Law History Exhibit Celebrating a tradition of excellence since 1892, this website includes photographs, oral histories, videotapes, alumni magazines, the book "Lawyers From Denver" and a historical timeline.
Women's Legal History Website A Women Lawyer's Index provides references to materials such as books, articles, websites, and photos containing information on individual women attorneys in history. Also includes extensive biographical material on Clara Shortridge Foltz, the first woman lawyer in CA.
World Trials Library Trial transcripts, books that analyze and debate famous trials, and biographies of some of the greatest trial lawyers in history. Available to DU students, faculty & staff only.

 

 

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