History of the Yale Law Schoolfrom the Tercentennial Lecture Series. Edited by Anthony T. Kronman. First Edition, published 2004. The entity that would one day become Yale Law School began as a proprietary school operated as a sideline by a couple of New Haven lawyers. The school affiliated itself with Yale in the 1920's, but remained so frail that, as recently as 1869, the university considered shutting it down. In this facinating collection of lectures, Kronman traces the history of the Yale Law School from its humble roots to its current status as one of the nation's leading schools of law. Along the way, he explores key events and decisions that shaped not only the school, but the American legal system itself.Book and jacket are both in Fine condition.