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Legal Classics Library

An extensive collection featuring thousands of works from some of the greatest legal minds in history.







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About the Legal Classics Library

HeinOnline’s Legal Classics Library offers more than 15,000 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history, including Joseph Story, Jeremy Bentham, William Blackstone, William Holdsworth, Henry Maine, Frederick William Maitland, Frederick Pollock, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Edwardo Coke, and many more. 

In addition to many “classics,” this database includes rare legal documents that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world. The database focuses on constitutional law, comparative law, political science, and other classic topics. Researchers may browse the titles by name, author, or subject.

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