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Jan. 9, 2004

Press Contact: Rhonda Hankins, (512) 232-3819


Subscription publishing & the sale of law books in antebellum America

DATE: Monday, Feb. 23, 2004
TIME: 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: 3.140 Townes Hall (Jeffers Courtroom)
WHO: Admission is free and open to the public

AUSTIN, Texas — Today The University of Texas School of Law announced that its inaugural Tarlton Law Library Rare Books Lecture will take place on Monday, February 23, 2004 at 3:30 p.m. in the Jeffers Courtroom of the Law School. Professor and former dean Michael H. Hoeflich of the University of Kansas School of Law will be the first speaker in what will be an annual or biennial Rare Books Lecture series.

Professor Hoeflich, an internationally-recognized authority on legal history, will be discussing "Subscription Publishing & the Sale of Law Books Inn Antebellum America."

The talk will be held in Room 3.140 of Towns Hall (Jeffers Courtroom) in the Law School. Please contact Michael Widener, Head of Special Collections, if you have any questions. His email address is