A quick title search of the Library’s catalog found:
- 2,296 titles containing the phrase civil procedure
- 2,070 with constitutional law
- 623 entries under federal tax
- 413 items with the title banking law
- 417 entries for bankruptcy
- 1,560 under estate planning
But I could only find one with the title pictured above.
Ok, so it is not the title, but it is the cover of a 1914 book.
The title is actually Key word index to the notes in the American negligence reports.
When I hear “key” anything in relation to legal materials, I immediately think of the West Key Number System which indexes subjects across titles. This key word index is described in its preface as a means to eliminate cross-referencing as it classifies the material by (among other things) legal principle involved, injuries sustained and causes of injuries within a single title. It indexes the 21 volumes of the American negligence reports. So, sort of the same concept, but not a developed system like West has built.
Whatever the contents, I like that they decided to have a sense of humor about their publication. More proof that not all law material is dry or dull.
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