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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.

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Between my colleagues and students, showing up for work means that I will have my premises challenged, my ideas tested, and my creativity spurred three times before I finish my morning coffee.”


David Schleicher

Professor of Law