Occasional Publications

The The Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library offers a series of edited documents that contribute to an understanding of the development of legal history, culture, or doctrine. Editors Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham have selected a variety of materials—a lecture, diaries, letters, speeches, a ledger, commonplace books, a code of ethics, court reports—to illustrate unique examples of legal life and thought.

Traveling the beaten trail : Charles Tait's charges to federal grand juries, 1822-1825

Paul M. Pruitt, Jr., David I. Durham and Salley E. Hadden

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, Number 8. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama School of Law, 2013)

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A Goodly Heritage: Judges and Historically Significant Decisions of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1804-1955

R. Volney Riser, compiler, W. Harold Albritton, preface, Edwin C. Bridges, introduction, with Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham, editors
(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, Number 7. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama School of Law, 2010)
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A Journey in Brazil: Henry Washington Hilliard and the Brazilian Anti-Slavery Society

David I. Durham and Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, Number 6. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama School of Law, 2008)

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Commonplace Books of Law: A Selection of Law-Related Notebooks from the Seventeenth Century to the Mid-Twentieth Century

Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham, with contributions by Tony A. Freyer and Timothy Dixon

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, Number 5. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama School of Law, 2005)

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Gilded Age Legal Ethics: Essays on Thomas Goode Jones’ 1887 Code and the Regulation of the Profession

Carol Rice Andrews, Paul M. Pruitt, Jr., and David I. Durham

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, No. 4, 2003)

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The Private Life of a New South Lawyer: Stephens Croom’s 1875-1876 Journal

Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. & David I. Durham

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, No. 3, 2002)

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Wade Keyes’ Introductory Lecture to the Montgomery Law School

Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. & David I. Durham

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, No. 2, 2001)

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A Guide to the Howell Thomas Heflin Collection

Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham,

(Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library, No. 1, 2001)

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