Recommended Titles and Treatises
To help provide access to the Texas State Law Library's legal resources, the reference librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject. The titles listed for each subject feature a brief summary written by a reference librarian, and each subject's titles are divided into those that are specific to Texas law and those that aren't.
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Fundamentals of construction law
386 pages. Updated by new edition.
This ABA title is an excellent overview of construction law. Leading construction law practitioners wrote chapters in their field of expertise. Coverage is grounded in real world issues that arise in the construction industry such as contracts, insurance, building codes, and finance. Prior to discussing these issues, authors discuss the various perspectives of each party to a construction contract which allows the reader to understand the concerns of all parties. Each chapter contains references to sources that provide either more-detailed coverage or a broader perspective on the topic. The detailed index and table of cases provide additional access points.