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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Texas practice guide: civil pretrial
This two-volume civil pretrial practice set, updated in 2012, is a comprehensive guide to pretrial proceedings. While it is directed at attorneys, it can also be an invaluable resource to anyone who chooses to represent oneself in a civil trial. It starts with the basics of assessing a case, including how to interact with a potential client, and gradually moves on to various other steps that are available pretrial. There are fifteen chapters, some of which focus on plaintiff and defendant pleadings, pleading requirements, venue, statutes of limitations, intervention, injunctions, counterclaims, discovery, and default as well as summary judgments. Also included are tables of laws and rules, a table of cases, and a subject index. Includes legal forms.
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