Section: The Legal System
 

Directory: New York City History

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Sub Section: The Legal System
Article Name: The History of the Court Prior to 1900 Part I
Article Name: The History of the Court Prior to 1900 Part II
Article Name: The History of the Court Prior to 1900 Part III
Article Name: Military Court
Article Name: Special Courts
Article Name: The Supreme Court Of The United States Part I
Article Name: The Supreme Court Of The United States Part II
Article Name: The Supreme Court Of The United States Part III
Web Link: "Duely & Constantly Kept" A History of the New York Supreme Court From 1691-1847 (Electronic Books)
Web Link: There Shall Be A Court of Appeals (Electronic Book)
Web Link: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department (Electronic Book)
Web Link: One Hundred Years of Judicial Service (Electronic Book)
Web Link: The Appelate Division of the Supreme Court, Fourth Judicial Department 1896-1996.
Web Link: History of the New York State Court System: A Timeline


Sub Section: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Newspaper) Law Department (This weekly column published in 1898 presented  a series of legal questions  that were of general public interest with their answers. This department was  edited by a Lawyer of High Standing .
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #1 (January)                                                  Posted 10/9/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #2 (January)                                                  Posted 10/10/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #3 (January)                                                  Posted 10/10/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #4 (February)                                                Posted 10/10/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #5 (February)                                                Posted 10/10/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #6 (February)                                                Posted 10/10/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #7 (February)                                                Posted 10/25/07
Article Name: The Lawyer's Corner: 1898 #8  (May)                     (Final Part)                Posted 11/18/07


Sub Section: Civil Practice and Procedure
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter A
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter B
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter C
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter D
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter E
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter F
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter G-I
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter J                                 Posted 6/13/07
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letters L-N                           Posted 9/20/08
Article Name: Legal Terms: Letter P
Article Name: Code
Article Name: Claim
Article Name: Disclaimer
Article Name: Damages
Article Name: Defamation
Article Name: Evidence: Part I
Article Name: Evidence: Part II
Article Name: Limitation of Actions                                  Posted 6/13/07
Article Name: Attorney                                                     Posted 6/13/07
Article Name: Habeas Corpus Part I
Article Name: Habeas Corpus Part II
Article Name: Habeas Corpus Part III
Article Name: Judgment In Law                                     Posted 8/13/07
Article Name: Jurisdiction In Law                                  Posted 8/13/07
Article Name: Jury
Article Name: Pleading Part I
Article Name: Pleading Part II
Article Name: Procedure Part I
Article Name: Procedure Part II
Article Name: Presumption
Article Name: Privilege
Web Link: Habeas Corpus, Writ of


Sub Section: Representatives of the Law
Article Name: List of Attorneys 1817
Article Name: Judiciary Department of the City Government    
Article Name: List of New York City's Lawyers-Manhattan 1930-1
Article Name: List of New York City's Lawyers-Manhattan 1930-2
Article Name: List of New York City's Lawyers-Manhattan 1930-3
Article Name: Brooklyn Bar: Local Lawyers Reynolds- Britton 1872                    Posted 11/18/07
Article Name: Bio Sketch of Judge John Treat Irving                                             Posted 12/23/07
Article Name: Bio Sketch of the Honorable Michael Ulshoeffer                             Posted 12/23/07
Article Name: Biographical Sketch of the Honorable Daniel P. Ingraham               Posted 12/23/07
Article Name: Eminent Lawyers of the New York Bar 1869 Brady-Field              Posted 6/10/08
Article Name: Eminent Lawyers of The New York Bar 1869 O'Conor-Evart         Posted 6/10/08
Article Name: Eminent Lawyers of the New York Bar 1869 Hall-Fuller                   Posted 6/10/08
Article Name: Lawyers: Some of the Younger Members of the Brooklyn Bar 1877              Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: The Brooklyn Bench Pre: 1912                      Posted 3/29/07
Web Link: Judges of the Family Court -A county-by-county listing of all Judges of the Family Court since its inception in 1962.
Web Link: The Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York-Judges
Web Link: The Rise of Women in The Legal Profession
Web Link: Belva Ann Lockwood: For Peace, Justice, and President
Web Link: Myra Bradwell: America's first woman lawyer
Web Link: Florence Ellinwood Allen
Web Link: Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye
Web Link: Constance Baker Motley (1921-) Lawyer, Jurist
Web Link: Eleanor Holmes Norton (1938-) Lawyer, Politician & Educator
Web Link: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-) Attorney & U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Web Link: Women Lawyers on File In The SLS Library for Women in the Legal Profession
Web Link: New York City's Suffragist Commissioner
Web Link: Female Police Officers in the United States
Web Link: A Timeline of Women's Legal History in the United States
Web Link: Janet Reno: First Woman Attorney General of the United States of America
Web Link: The Women Lawyer's Index At Stanford Law School


Sub Section: Bar Associations
Article Name: The New York Bar: General View 1869                                     Posted 6/10/08
Web Link: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Web Link: American Bar Association
Web Link: New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: History
Web Link: Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
Web Link: New York State Defenders Association


Sub Section:
 History of New York State 1523-1927 Volume: V Chapter XII  The Bench and Bar : (The Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York)
Web Link: Dutch Period, 1609-1664.
Web Link: English Period, 1664-1775.
Web Link: American Period, 1775-1925.

Sub Section: Laws
Article Name: The American Civil Church Law
Article Name: Military Law
Article Name: History of the Civil Law Part I
Article Name: History of the Civil Law Part II
Article Name: History of the Civil Law Part III
Web Link: New York State Statutes (Listed Alphabetically By Title)
Web Link: Fugitive Slave Law of 1850: Eric Foner, Professor of History at Columbia University discusses the effects of the Fugitive Slave Law in the North
Web Link: The Constitution of New York : April 20, 1777
Web Link: Criminalizing Seduction, Prostitution, Moral Reform and the New York Anti-Seduction Law of 1848
Web Link: Married Women's Property Act: 1848, New York State
Web Link: A Brief History of Election Law in New York
Web Link: President Jackson's Veto Message Regarding the Bank of the United States; July 10, 1832
Web Link: Adoption Law 1873: A Discussion of the Movement of New York Children To The West
Web Link: Old Law of 1867: The Tenement as History and Housing
Web Link: Charles II's Grant of New England to the Duke of York, 1676 - Exemplified by Queen Anne; 1712 (1)
Web Link: (a) Agreement Between the United Nations and the United States Regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations, Signed June 26, 1947, and Approved by the General Assembly October 31, 1947(1)
Web Link: Ratification of the Constitution by the State of New York; July 26, 1788. (1)
Web Link: The Judiciary Act; September 24, 1789 1 Stat. 73. An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States.
Web Link: Statute of the International Court of Justice, June 26, 1945 (1)
Web Link: Freedom of Speech, Religious Harrassment Law and Religious Accomodation Law
Web Link: Constitution of the United States Of America Amendments to the Constitution (26 Amendments)
Web Link: New York State Taylor Law: History
Web Link: History of Migration and Immigration Laws in the United States
Web Link: Naturalization Act of 1790

Sub Section: Court Cases/Decisions
Web Link: The Trial of John Peter Zenger
Web Link: The Life, Trial and Execution of Captain John Brown Known As "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," With A Full Account of the Attempted Insurrection At Harper's Ferry. Compiled from Official and Authentic Sources.
Web Link: The Murder Trial of Chester Gillette
Web Link: The Trial of Susan B. Anthony 1873
Web Link: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Trial 1911
Web Link: The Rosenberg Trial 1951
Web Link: The Lenny Bruce Trial 1964
Web Link: Judge Alex Kozinski & Eugene Volokh, "Lawsuit, Shmawsuit"
Web Link: History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson Chapter VIII. Organization Of The Court Argument Of Counsel
Web Link: The Legitimacy of Vigilanteism; A Crime of Self-Defense: Bernard Goetz and the Law on Trial
Web Link: Civil Complaint Against "Subway Vigilante" Bernhard Goetz Filed '85 And Tried '96
Web Link: Helen Palsgraf, Respondent, v. The Long Island Railroad Company, Appellant.
Web Link: Neponsit Property Owners' Association, Inc., Respondent, v. Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank, Appellant.
Web Link: The People of the State of New York, Respondent, v Roland B. Molineux, Appellant.
Web Link: Michael O'Brien, Respondent-Appellant, v Loretta O'Brien, Appellant-Respondent.
Web Link: The People of the State of New York, Respondent, v. Samuel Jaffe, Appellant.
Web Link: Argument of John Quincy Adams, Before the Supreme Court of the United States : in the Case of the United States, Appellants, vs. Cinque, and Others, Africans, Captured in the schooner Amistad, by Lieut. Gedney; 1841
Web Link: Argument of Roger S. Baldwin Before the Supreme Court in the Case of U.S. Appellants vs. Cinque, and Other, Africans of the Amistad: 1841
Web Link: United States, ex rel. Standing Bear, v. George Crook, a Brigadier-General of the Army of the United States.
Web Link: Packer Collegiate Institute v. University of the State of New York et al. 298 N.Y. 184 (1948) 81 N.E. 2d 80
Web Link: Supreme Court of the State of New York; Appelate Division, Fourth Judicial Department: Decisions Filed 2/16/2000
Web Link: Supreme Court of the State of New York; Appelate Division, Fourth Judicial Department: Decisions Filed 9/29/2000
Web Link: Supreme Court of the State of New York; Appelate Division, Fourth Judicial Department: Decisions Filed 5/10/2000
Web Link: State of New York Supreme Court Apellate; Third Judicial Department Division: 6/13/2002 (Claim of Lynn S. Jowers, apellant v. Commissioner of Labor: respondent
Web Link: Trial In March, 1872, In The New York General Sessions, of A. Oakey Hall, Mayor of the City Of New York, Upon A Charge. of Neglect of Official Duty
Web Link: Case Of A. Oakey Hall (Continued)
Web Link: Trial Of William H. Tweed, In November, 1873, In The Court Of Oyer and Terminer of the City and County of New York
Web Link: Case Of William H. Tweed


Sub Section: Law School Alumni Roll
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1817-1820                           Posted 4/25/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1821-1825                           Posted 4/25/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1826-1829                           Posted 4/28/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1830-1831                           Posted 4/28/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1832-1833                           Posted 5/2/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1834                                     Posted 5/2/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1835                                     Posted 5/18/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1836                                     Posted 5/18/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1837                                       Posted 5/18/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1838                                     Posted 7/4/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1839                                     Posted 7/4/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1840                                     Posted 9/20/08
Article Name: Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1841                                     Posted 9/20/08


Sub Section: Legal Resources/ Law Schools
Web Link: Findlaw: The Lawyer, Lawyers, Attorney, Attorneys and Legal Resources
Web Link: Washlaw: Legal Resources on the Web
Web Link: Legal Information Institute: Cornell University Law School
Web Link: Harvard Law School
Web Link: Chicago-Kent School of Law
Web Link: University of Minnesota Law School
 
 
 

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