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Legal and Constitutional History: Getting Started

Questions about Legal History Research?

 

The GSU Law Library is your best starting point for legal-history questions 

Their Reference Collection has many good sources for legal information.

You can also direct specific questions about legal research to a reference librarian at the Law Library.

Representing the Constitutional Convention

Delegates at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 prepare to sign the U.S. Constitution.
Howard Chandler Christy, "Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States," 1940

This painting hangs in the east stairway in the House wing of the United States Capitol.

Image from senate.gov

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History Librarian* (*Not A Lawyer!)