In lieu of finding out some new area of law, I decided to expand last week’s post, which, as competent lawyers will remember, contains a list of books that will be helpful to modern lawyers that are now in the public domain, and Google has scanned in, in full. You can read them on your screen, download them .pdf, print and bind them, and Google allows you to search within the scanned book. I now have almost 70 books listed by author. I have concentrated on: 1) the nature of the common law; 2) the common law of evidence; 3) constitutional treatises; and 4) military law. If anyone finds any other books, available in full, leave a comment.
There are some strange hiccups in Google’s indexing system, which causes references to OCLC numbers to default to the latest version of a work, which might, itself, not be in the public domain. I think I have fixed this problem with all of the works.
And, in the “neat thing” category, Google provides a map of all the placenames mentioned in the books like so: