Justice Bradley's Docket Books and Law Books at Rutgers-Newark

17 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2013 Last revised: 15 May 2013

Paul Axel-Lute

Rutgers University Library for the Center for Law & Justice

Date Written: April 1, 2013

Abstract

Rutgers University’s Library for the Center for Law and Justice, in Newark, New Jersey, holds the personal docket books of Joseph P. Bradley (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1870 to 1892), as well as a substantial portion of his law library. Part I of this article provides a physical description of the docket books, reports particular annotations of interest in them, and assesses the extent to which the information they contain is available elsewhere. Part II discusses the size and composition of Bradley’s law library and describes selected works that include manuscript material. Appendices include numerical data on appeal cases.

Keywords: docket books, Joseph P. Bradley

Suggested Citation

Axel-Lute, Paul, Justice Bradley's Docket Books and Law Books at Rutgers-Newark (April 1, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2245112 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2245112

Paul Axel-Lute (Contact Author)

Rutgers University Library for the Center for Law & Justice ( email )

123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

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