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The Riccobono Seminar of Roman Law in America: The Lost Years
Roman Legal History (2018)
  • Timothy G. Kearley
The Riccobono Seminar was the preeminent source of intellectual support for Romanists in the U.S. during the middle of the twentieth century. In the course of the Seminar's existence, many of the era's greatest Roman law scholars gave presentations at the Riccobono Seminar. The Seminar's history after it came under the aegis of the Catholic University of America in 1935 has been readily available, but not so for the earliest years of 1930-35, when it moved among several law schools in the District of Columbia. This paper uses archival information and newspaper articles to describe the Seminar's activities in these "lost years."
  • Roman law,
  • American legal history
Publication Date
Summer June 1, 2018
Citation Information
Timothy G. Kearley. "The Riccobono Seminar of Roman Law in America: The Lost Years" Roman Legal History Vol. 14 Iss. 1 (2018) p. 1 - 14
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