About Us

This website is a production of the Triangle Legal History Seminar, a regional group of faculty and graduate students interested in legal history. The site provides an annotated overview of online legal history resources in English, from all historical periods and regions of the world. These resources will be of interest to students hoping to orient themselves to the field or to begin legal history research, to teachers who wish to create new legal history courses, and to academics who wish to apply for research funding, propose conference sessions, or find publishing outlets for their scholarship. It includes links to:

If you would like to suggest other links for inclusion in this website, or if you find that one of the links on this page has disappeared into the mists of online custom, time out of mind, please contact Edward Balleisen. We especially welcome leads to sites that focus on African, Asian, or Latin American legal history (and we encourage scholars in these fields to make syllabi, primary source collections, and bibliographies available online).

This content was written by Edward Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of History and Public Policy, Duke University; Mitchell Fraas, Senior Curator, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries; Ashton Merck, Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke Kunshan University, and Siobhan Barco, PhD Student in History, Duke University