Answered By: Kate Britt
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018     Views: 6

The Law Library's Roman Law Collection is shelved according to Library of Congress classification. A typical call number would be KJA or JC. Search by title (e.g. A propos du contrat estimatoire par E. Thaller) or subject (Roman Law) in the MLaw Catalog. Pre-1850 texts are in Rare Book Room.

The Roman Law Collection covers the following topics/texts: 

  • Periodicals 
  • Collected Works/Essay [works by a single author/commentator] 
  • Dictionaries/Lexicons 
  • Selected Texts/Documents in Roman Law [texts drawn from more than one work] 
  • Pre-Justinian Roman Law 
  • Justinian's Corpus Juris Civilis [collection of Justinian's Institutes, Digest, Codex, and Novels] 
  • Justinian's Institutes [school text for Roman law students] 
  • Justinian's Digest/Pandects [Roman case law] 
  • Justinian's Codex [codified Roman statutes] 
  • Justinian's Novels [collection of Roman constitutions] 
  • Post-Jusitinian Roman Law
  • Treatises and Commentaries [on Roman Legal History, Roman Legal System, and Selected Topics]

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