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Wednesday, April 3, 2019


The doctoral dissertation of a Dutch law student circa 1820 is bound in three copies in three different decorated paper wrappers. Typically such dissertations were printed in a very small number, destined only for friends, family, and associates of the author. The Law Library may hold the only surviving example of each of the three types of decorated paper.

Most people think there is a giant gap between doing academic work and doing real practice work. This law school has relentlessly refused to accept that gap. And you see it every day.”


Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law