Databases \ Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926


A legal history collection of Anglo-American trials from 1600-1926, providing facsimile copies of over 10,000 trial transcripts, briefs, arguments, and other court documents, as well as popular printed accounts of sensational trials.

Includes English language trials on topics including: commercial law, conspiracy, constitutional law, crimes against persons, domestic relations, dueling, elections, impeachment, international law, land, libel, military offenses, murder, slavery, theft, torts, treason and wills, and many other subjects. The collection includes famous trials involving Oscar Wilde, the Boston Massacre, the Bounty mutineers, and Salem witchcraft.

A companion to The Making of Modern Law: Treatises 1800-1926.

Original documents are from collections at the Harvard Law Library, Yale Law Library, and the Bar of the City of New York.


MOML Trials and MOML Legal Treatises can be searched simultaneously at Gale Primary Sources, together with several other primary source collections from Gale Cengage, including The Making of the Modern World, Eighteenth Century Collections Online and Nineteenth Century Collections Online.


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