New Jersey Law, 1790s - 1920s

The connected pages introduce students to some of the areas of state law in the nineteenth century. This web page is under construction, and many of the areas are not yet complete, but the cases dealing with divorce provide a representative sample of the projected scope of the web page.

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Abortion 
Divorce Law
Disputes over Water Rights and other conflicts over Economic Interests
Criminal Responsibility-Insanity Defense
Slavery and Manumission
Land Use and Enviornmental Issues

A general guide to web-available New Jersey law materials can be found on the web site maintained at the Rutgers-Newark Law Library by Paul Axel-Lute: http://law-library.rutgers.edu/ilg/njlaw.php