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"Dharmachakrastambha'" (Buddhist Wheel of the Law Pillar) Relief

"Dharmachakrastambha'" (Buddhist Wheel of the Law Pillar) Relief

This relief shows a Buddhist Wheel of the Law (Dharmachakra) supported by two seated lions atop a pillar (stambha). The Wheel of the Law—an iconic representation of Buddhist teachings (dharma)—is the most impor... more

Sculpture of Moses with Tablets of the Law

Sculpture of Moses with Tablets of the Law

This sculpture of Moses, holding the tablets with the Ten Commandments, and the opposite figure, his brother Aaron, form part of a rare ensemble of key figures from the Hebrew Bible. Often shown together on Got... more

Wheel of the Buddhist Law (Rinpō)

Wheel of the Buddhist Law (Rinpō)

This bronze ritual object connected with Esoteric Buddhism symbolizes the Wheel of the Law (Sanskrit: dharmachakra). In Buddhist texts and rituals, the phrase “turning the wheel of the law” refers to the act of... more

Moses and the Tablets of the Law from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 58v

Moses and the Tablets of the Law from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 58v

Detail of a miniature of a horned Moses seated, holding the Tablets of the Law. Image taken from f. 58v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Miniature of Moses placing the tables of the Law; and Moses sending Joshua and other Israelites to the promised land, in the upper register; and of Joshua and his scouts returning from the promised land with fr... more

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Moses placing the tables of the Law from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses placing the tables of the Law and sending Joshua and other Israelites to the promised land. Image taken from f. 27 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written i... more

Moses receiving the law from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 53

Moses receiving the law from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 53

Detail of a miniature of Moses receiving the law. Image taken from f. 53 of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Framed marginal illlustration of an angel giving the Tablets of the Law to Moses kneeling on Mount Sinai, at the beginning of the mishnaic tractate ~Pirqei Avot~. The Israelites are waiting at the foot of the m... more

Moses and the Tablets of the Law from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 85

Moses and the Tablets of the Law from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 85

Miniature of Moses and the Tablets of the Law. Image taken from f. 85 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Moses presenting the tablets of law

Moses presenting the tablets of law

This window comes from a series of seven windows made for the choir of the Benedictine priory church of Saint-Firmin in Flavigny-sur-Moselle in the Lorraine region of France. The windows had been commissioned b... more

Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) with a court scene depicting a man being pardoned by a judge, from Thronus Justitiae, tredecim pulcherrimus tabulis..., plate 12

Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) with a court scene depicting...

Willem van Swanenburg (Netherlandish, ca. 1581/82–1612)

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, concerning dowry clause executed in the articles of marriage between the Count of Aranda and his deceased wife, the Countess Luisa Manrique y Padilla. April 14, 1647

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, ...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The Arms of France Accompanied by Personifications of Law and Good Faith

The Arms of France Accompanied by Personifications of Law and Good Fai...

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Opinion issued by Friar Gregorio Ibañez and others of the School of San Vicente, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the religious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said religious order of San Agustín. July 21,1694

Opinion issued by Friar Gregorio Ibañez and others of the School of Sa...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Opinion issued by several friars of the religious order of the Carmelites, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the religious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said relgious order of San Agustín. August 2, 1694

Opinion issued by several friars of the religious order of the Carmeli...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Opinion issued by the religious Monastery of San Ildefonso, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the relgious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said religious order of San Agustín. July 20, 1694

Opinion issued by the religious Monastery of San Ildefonso, concerning...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Buddha Preaching the Dharma (Buddhist Law)

Buddha Preaching the Dharma (Buddhist Law)

The Buddha raises his right hand in vitarka mudra, the gesture of expounding his teachings. Kandyan period (1480–1815)

Moses and the Tablets of the Law

Moses and the Tablets of the Law

Attributed to Bartolomeo Terchi (1691–after 1753)

Law of Lauriston, John

Law of Lauriston, John

Stecher: Bernigeroth, Martin

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] : this map of the Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] is most humbly inscribed to William Law of Lanreston, esq. /

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] : th...

Relief shown pictorially. From: A new general atlas, containing a geographical and historical account of all the empires, kingdoms, and other dominions of the world, 1721. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes no... more

'The law of the leper in the day of his cleansing'

'The law of the leper in the day of his cleansing'

Johann Melchior Füssli (Swiss, Zurich 1677–1736 Zurich)

U.S. Reports: Stevenson v. Pemberton, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 3 (1759)

U.S. Reports: Stevenson v. Pemberton, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 3 (1759)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; April Term, 1759; Stevenson versus Pemberton

U.S. Reports: Davey, et ux., v. Turner, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 11 (1764)

U.S. Reports: Davey, et ux., v. Turner, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 11 (1764)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1764; Hugh Davey et ux. versus Peter Turner

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

John Dickinson, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, right elbow resting on "Magna Charta" and in his hand he holds "Farmer's letters"; oval within frame, text printed below. Caption continues... more

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Powell, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 47 (1780)

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Powell, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 47 (1780)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; April Term, 1780; Respublica versus Powell

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Mesca, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 73 (1783)

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Mesca, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 73 (1783)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1783; Respublica versus Mesca et

U.S. Reports: McCarty v. Nixon, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 77 (1784)

U.S. Reports: McCarty v. Nixon, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 77 (1784)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; June Term, 1784; McCarty versus Nixon et al.

The patriotic American farmer. J-n D-k-ns---n Esqr. Barrister at Law: Who with attic eloquence and roman spirit hath asserted the liberties of the British Colonies in America. [Philadelphia] Printed for & sold by R. Bell, Bookseller. [1784].

The patriotic American farmer. J-n D-k-ns---n Esqr. Barrister at Law: ...

[Positive Photostat from the copy in the John Carter Brown library].; On verso: {stamp} Copied from the original in The John Carter Brown Library. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two... more

U.S. Reports: Burke's Lessee v. Ryan, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 94 (1784)

U.S. Reports: Burke's Lessee v. Ryan, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 94 (1784)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1784; Burke's Lessee versus Ryan

U.S. Reports: Henderson v. Allen, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 149 (1785)

U.S. Reports: Henderson v. Allen, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 149 (1785)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1785; Henderson versus Allen

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes, December 21, 1785, Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes, December 21, ...

Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

U.S. Reports: Scottin v. Stanley, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 129 (1785)

U.S. Reports: Scottin v. Stanley, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 129 (1785)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; June Term, 1785; Scottin versus Stanley, et al.

Siot de St. Pol to Thomas Jefferson, March 26, 1785, Guillibaud, et al, versus Samuel Wharton Law Case; in French

Siot de St. Pol to Thomas Jefferson, March 26, 1785, Guillibaud, et al...

Guillibaud, et al, versus Samuel Wharton Law Case; in French

Henry Champion, January 24, 1785, Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Joly l'aine et fils to Collect Thomas Barclay's Overdue Debt; in French

Henry Champion, January 24, 1785, Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Jol...

Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Joly l'aine et fils to Collect Thomas Barclay's Overdue Debt; in French

U.S. Reports: Cecil's Lessee v. Lebenstone, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 95 (1786)

U.S. Reports: Cecil's Lessee v. Lebenstone, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 95 (1786)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; May Term, 1786; Cecil's Lessee versus Lebenstone

U.S. Reports: Hocker v. Stricker, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 225 (1787)

U.S. Reports: Hocker v. Stricker, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 225 (1787)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1787; Hocker versus Stricker, Under Sheriff

U.S. Reports: Doane's Admin. vs. Penhallow, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 218 (1787)

U.S. Reports: Doane's Admin. vs. Penhallow, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 218 (1787...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1787; Doane's Administrators vs. Penhallow et al.

U.S. Reports: Musgrove, qui tam v. Gibbs, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 216 (1787)

U.S. Reports: Musgrove, qui tam v. Gibbs, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 216 (1787)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1787; Musgrove, Qui tam etc. versus Gibbs

U.S. Reports: Owners of the Sloop Chester v. The Owners of the Brig Experiment, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 41 (1787)

U.S. Reports: Owners of the Sloop Chester v. The Owners of the Brig Ex...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; May Term, 1787; The Owners of the Sloop Chester, versus The Owners of the Brig Experiment, et al.

Law and equity, or A peep at Nando's

Law and equity, or A peep at Nando's

"Thurlow, a barefooted penitent draped in a sheet by wearing his Chancellor's wig, approaches a coffee-house bar (left) within which stands a pretty young woman..." (Source: George)

U.S. Reports: James v. Browne, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 339 (1788)

U.S. Reports: James v. Browne, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 339 (1788)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; July Term, 1788; James versus Browne