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Use this guide to find a book on a legal topic.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.harvard.edu/legaltreatises Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Introduction

Quick start: use the complete Guide Index below or the tabbed alphabetical index above to find treatises on your topic.

Treatises--books on legal topics--are a good place to begin your research or find an answer to a question, and will help you save time by providing explanation, analysis, and tips on the most relevant primary sources. Treatises range from single volume overviews to extensively detailed multi-volume sets. They may come in the form of bound books updated with pocket parts or looseleafs with easily replaced pages. Some treatises are intended for law students while others are meant for practicing lawyers. 

If you need help finding a relevant treatise, this guide will provide you with some of the most useful titles in each subject. Where available, it is noted if the treatise is available on Lexis or Westlaw. Please keep in mind that this availability may change without notice.

For more about using treatises, see the HLS Library guide to secondary sources.

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