By sponsoring conferences, workshops, and visiting fellows, the Robbins Collection fosters international partnerships with leading institutions to promote legal research in the civil law tradition and contemporary legal issues. 



  • Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America Response Papers

    In 2017, Pablo Echeverri, Assistant Professor of Law at Duquesne University School of Law, and Laurent Mayali co-hosted a symposium a the Robbins Collection, “Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America.” Participants in the conference were asked to write response papers, which we are publishing here as a collection of essays. The essays begin with an […]
  • Jennifer Nelson Receives ACRL Grant

    Jennifer Nelson, reference librarian for the Robbins Collection, has won the prestigious Association of College and Research Libraries European Studies Section De Gruyter European Librarianship Study Grant for 2019. Her winning project, “lucundum mihi est reperiri typographum: A Case Study of an Early Modern Publishing Success Story,” is an archival study of the letters by […]



  • Conference: John Noonan: Judge and Legal Scholar

    Judge John Noonan’s commitment to justice and the rule of law shaped his life as a judge and a legal scholar. His scholarship and judicial decisions span more than six decades and cover an amazing range of ethical and legal issues that defined in his view the Western legal tradition. This conference will explore Judge Noonan’s intellectual legacy […]