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Legal Treatises by Subject

Use this guide to find a book on a legal topic.

Introduction & Index

Introduction

Quick start: use the Guide Index to the left to find treatises on your topic.

Use treatises--books on legal topics--to begin your research. They will help you save time by providing explanation, analysis, context, and tips on the most relevant primary sources

Treatises range from single volume overviews for students to extensively detailed multi-volume sets for practitioners. They may come in the form of bound books updated with pocket parts or supplements, or in the form of loose-leafs with easily replaced pages. 

If you need help finding a relevant treatise, this guide will provide you with some of the most useful titles in each subject. We have noted if and where the treatise is available on online. Please keep in mind that this availability may change without notice.

Note: this guide now contains blurbs about and contents of the books where available. This text is taken from info provided by the publishers and does not imply any special endorsement. 

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A-B

Topics Covered A-B

Hover over the A-B tab above to access these topics:

Administrative Law

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Agency, Partnerships, & Limited Liability Corporations

American Law & Jurisprudence

Animal Law

Antitrust Law

Art Law

Bankruptcy

Administrative Law

Administrative Law

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Admiralty and Maritime law

Agency, Partnership, and Limited Liability Corporations

Agency, Partnerships, and Limited-Liability Corporations

American Law & Jurisprudence

American Law and Jurisprudence

Animal Law

Animal Law

Antitrust Law

Antitrust Law

Art Law

Art Law

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy

C-E

Topics Covered C-E

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Civil Procedure

Commercial Law

Constitutional Law

Contracts

Copyright (see also Intellectual Property)

Corporations (see also Non-Profit Corporations)

Criminal Law and Procedure

E-commerce

E-discovery

Education Law

Eminent Domain (see Takings)

Entertainment Law

Environmental Law

Evidence

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure

Commercial Law

Commercial Law

Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law

Contracts

Contracts

Corporations and Non-profit Corporations

Corporations

Non-profit corporations

Criminal Law & Procedure

Criminal Law & Procedure

E-commerce

E-Commerce Law

E-discovery

E-discovery

Education Law

Education Law

Eminent Domain & Takings

Eminent Domain & Takings

Employment Law (see Labor & Employment Law)

Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Environmental Law

Environmental Law

Evidence

Evidence

F-K

Topics Covered F-K

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Family Law

Federal Practice and Procedure

Immigration Law

Indian Law (see Native American Law)

Insurance Law

Intellectual Property (see also Copyright, Patents, and Trademarks)

International Law

Internet Law

Jurisdiction

Family Law

Family Law

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information

Federal Practice & Procedure

Federal Practice and Procedure

Immigration Law

Immigration Law

Insurance Law

Insurance Law

Intellectual Property, including Copyright, Patents, and Trademarks

Intellectual Property

Copyright

Patents

Trademarks

International Law

International Law

Internet Law

Internet Law

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction

L-M

Topics Covered L-M

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Labor and Employment Law

Law and Philosophy

Legal Ethics

Legal Research

Libel and Slander

Municipal Law (see also Zoning and Planning)

Labor & Employment Law

Labor & Employment Law

Law & Philosophy

Law & Philosophy

Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

Legal Research & Writing

Legal Research & Writing

Libel & Slander

Libel & Slander

Municipal Law and Zoning

Municipal Law

Zoning and Land Use

N-S

Topics Covered N-S

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Native American Law

Negotiation

Non-Profit Corporations (see also Corporations)

Patents (see also Intellectual Property)

Products Liability

Real Property

Securities Law

Sports Law

Native American Law

Native American Law

Negotiation

Negotiation

Products Liability

Products Liability

Real Property

Real Property

Securities Law

Securities Law

Sports Law

Sports Law

T-Z

Topics covered in T-Z

Hover over the T-Z tab above to access these topics:

Takings

Taxation

Taxation of Financial Products

Torts

Trademarks (see also Intellectual Property)

Trade Secrets

Trusts and Estates

Zoning and Land Use Law (see also Municipal Law)

Taxation

Taxation

Taxation of Financial Products

Taxation of Financial Products

Torts

Torts

Trade Secrets

Trade Secrets

Trusts & Estates

Trusts & Estates

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