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Exploring Magna Carta

Rare documents shine in library exhibition. Curated by Laurel Davis


On the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, it seemed appropriate to explore the presence of that iconic document in the Law Library’s collection. Professor Daniel R. Coquillette’s gift of his personal Magna Carta collection enabled the current exhibition in the rare book room. Coquillette has written and lectured widely on the document, as has fellow legal historian Professor Mary Bilder.


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