Justice Bradley's Docket Books and Law Books at Rutgers-Newark
17 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2013 Last revised: 15 May 2013
Date Written: April 1, 2013
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
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