The Law Book: From Hammurabi to International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in History of Law

By Michael H. Roffer. Published by Sterling, November 2015, 528 pages, $29.95.

, New York Law Journal


Examining the history of the law is an important way to understand our current human circumstance. In "The Law Book," Michael H. Roffer, attorney, associate librarian, and professor of legal research at New York Law School, sifts through thousands of years of human history and presents the reader with a chronological collection of 250 milestones in the law.

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