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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.

We want you to think of Yale not just as the place you received your legal education, but as one of the places where you found your moral compass.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean