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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Beyond the fracking wars : a guide for lawyers, public officials, planners, and citizens
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” is a very controversial topic, especially in Texas. This title from the American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government aims to provide lawyers, public officials, and citizens with a baseline understanding of fracking technology, oil and gas law, and various perspectives on the issue so that they can conduct further research. Written in accessible language, this is an excellent starting point for anyone curious about fracking.
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