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Legal biography is the biography of persons relevant to law. In a preface dated October 1983, A. W. B. Simpson wrote that it was "a rather neglected field". Since then there as been a "resurgence of interest".
- A W B Simpson (editor). Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law. Butterworths. London. 1984. ISBN 0 406 51657 X. Page v
- Parry, R Gwynedd. Is Legal Biography Really Legal Scholarship? (June 2010) Legal Studies: The Journal of the Society of Legal Scholars. Volume 30. Issue 2. Page 208. Wiley Online Library. doi:10.1111/j.1748-121X.2009.00149.x
- Legal Biography Project. London School of Economics, Department of Law.
- Fenster, Mark. "The Folklore of Legal Biography" (2007) 105 Michigan Law Review 1265. University of Florida.
- Henry and Thomas Roscoe (compilers). "Legal Biography" in Westminster Hall: or Professional Relics and Anectdotes of the Bar, Bench and Woolsack. John Knight & Henry Lacey. London. 1825. Volume 3. Pages 209–226. Digitized copy from Google Books.
- Association of American Law Schools. "Reading and Writing Legal Biography" in 1977 Annual Meeting Proceedings. 1977. Part One. Page 23. Snippet view from Google Books.
- Maxwell and Maxwell. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Sweet & Maxwell. London. 1955. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. Chapter 26 ("Biography").
- "Historical value of legal biography" (1909) 29 Canadian Law Times 450
- Nelson and Reid. "Legal Biography" in The Literature of American Legal History. Oceana Publications Inc. 1985. Reprinted by Beard Books. 2006. p 58.
- 2 Hoffman's Course of Legal Study 622