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Provinciale is the oldest book in the law library.

The Provinciale was one of the earliest law books. It was printed first in England, circa 1483, and then reprinted in Paris in 1501 and 1505. The Law Library has the Paris 1505 edition.

HIstorical Law Showcase

The display case on the main floor of the Law Library offers a glimpse into the history of law from classical Rome to the present day.

Bonfield Fellowship

We are delighted to announce the inaugural holder of the Bonfield Fellowship in the University of Iowa Law Library.

We have a vibrant community of scholars at Iowa Law. Here are the books our faculty members published in 2014.

Professors Herbert Hovenkamp, Steven Burton, and David Baldus

Two current members of the Iowa Law faculty are among the HeinOnline ScholarsRank Top 250 Authors.

Bartolus Title Page

One of the special collections held by the Law Library is the Leist Collection purchased by the Law Library in 1920 and contains more than 3,700 titles.

The Law Library welcomes applications for its newly-created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher.

In this short video, Professor Maya Steinitz discusses her article, “Incorporating Legal Claims” (Notre Dame Law Review, forthcoming 2015).

The Law Library is pleased to share a video of the 2014 Law School Convocation address: “The University Study of Law.”

Ted Potter and Matthew Braun teaching in Advanced Legal Research

Law Librarians will teach Business and Tax Legal Research, Historical Legal Research, and Advanced Legal Research in Spring 2015.


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