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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| The Texas state constitution : a reference guide
by Janice C. May. Greenwood Press. 1996.
Call number: REF DESK KFT 4541 M3
| Analyses of proposed constitutional amendments: November 3, 2009 election
by Texas Legislative Council. Texas Legislative Council. 2009.
Call number: KFT 4557 A51
| Born under the Constitution: why recent attacks on birthright citizenship are unfounded
by Elizabeth Wydra. American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. 2011.
Call number: KF 4700 W93
| Burning crosses, hangman's nooses, and the like: state statutes that proscribe the use of symbols of fear and violence with the intent to threaten
by Kathleen Ruane. Congressional Research Service. 2007.
Call number: KF 6773 R78
| Constitutional law : cases and materials
by William Cohen. Foundation Press. 2009.
Call number: KF 4549 C6
| Constitutional law : civil liberty and individual rights
by William Cohen. Thomson West. 2007.
Call number: KF 4748 C64
| Constitutional law in a nutshell
by Jerome A. Barron. Thomson West. 2009.
Call number: KF 4550 B3
| Constitutional law: principles and policies
by Erwin Chemerinsky. Wolters Kluwer. 2011.
Call number: KF 4549 C44
| Double jeopardy: a reference guide to the United States Constitution
by David S. Rudstein. Praeger. 2004.
Call number: KF 9245 R83
| Education law : first amendment, due process and discrimination litigation
by Ronna Greff Schneider. Thomson West. 2004.
Call number: KF 4119 S36
| Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
by Leonard Williams Levy. Macmillan Reference USA. 2000.
Call number: REF KF 4548 E5
| How democratic is the American Constitution?
by Robert Allan Dahl. Yale University Press. 2003.
Call number: KF 4550 D34
| I dissent : great opposing opinions in landmark Supreme Court cases
by Mark Tushnet. Beacon Press. 2008.
Call number: KF 8742 I35
| Landmark decisions of the United States Supreme Court
by Paul Kinkelman. CQ Press. 2008.
Call number: REF KF 4550 F54
| Landmark Supreme Court cases : the most influential decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States
by Gary Hartman. Facts on File. 2004.
Call number: KF 8742 H37
| Mexican law
by Stephen Zamora. Oxford University Press. 2005.
Call number: KF 383 Z3
| Modern constitutional law
by William J. Rich. Thomson West. 2011.
Call number: KF 4546 R47
| Payments law in a nutshell
by Steve H. Nickles. Thomson West. 2005.
Call number: KF 957 N53
| Rehabilitating Lochner : defending individual rights against progressive reform
by David Bernstein. University of Chicago Press. 2011.
Call number: KF 228 L63 B47
| Restatement of the law fourth: the foreign relations law of the United States: treaties. Tentative draft
by American Law Institute. American Law Institute. 2016.
Call number: KF 209 R1 FOREIGN SOV. TREAT.
| Rethinking the New Deal court: the structure of a constitutional revolution
by Barry Cushman. Oxford University Press. 1998.
Call number: KF 4541 C87
| Sexual orientation, gender identity, and the constitution
by Peter Nicolas. Carolina Academic Press. 2013.
Call number: KF 4754.5 N53
| Smolla and Nimmer on freedom of speech
by Rodney A.Smolla. Thomson West. 1996.
Call number: KF 4772 N54
| The bill of rights in modern America
by David J. Bodenhamer. Indiana University Press. 2008.
Call number: KF 4550 A2 B49
| The classical liberal constitution : the uncertain quest for limited government
by Richard Epstein. Harvard University Press. 2014.
Call number: KF 4550 E69
| The Oxford companion to the Supreme Court of the United States
by Kermit Hall. Oxford University Press. 2005.
Call number: REF DESK KF 8742 A35 093
| The Second Amendment : a biography
by Michael Waldman. Simon and Schuster. 2014.
Call number: KF 3941 W35
| Treatise on constitutional law: substance and procedure
by Ronald Rotunda. Thomson West. 2012.
Call number: KF 4549 R6
| United States Supreme Court: original jurisdiction cases and materials
by Gordon Lee Weil. Arthur McAllister Publishers, Inc. 2010.
Call number: KF 390.5 J8 U6