The goal of the Society is to collect and preserve New York State’s legal history, and to showcase the state’s connection to our founding fathers and their contributions to the U.S. and New York State constitutions and the nation’s developing democracy.
Our Latest Publication
Now On Sale! Judith S. Kaye In Her Own Words: Reflections on Life and the Law, with Selected Judicial Opinions and Articles. An autobiography and selected writings by Judith S. Kaye, former Chief Judge of New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals.
New Judicial Notice Issue
Our latest issue of Judicial Notice is dedicated to the history of justice for Native American peoples in NYS. This publication is a members-exclusive — join the Society or renew your membership today to obtain your copy!