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 mentally disordered inmate and the law
The second edition of Fred Cohen's "The mentally disordered inmate and the law" expands its coverage of the legal issues that face mentally disordered inmates and prison professionals alike. The two volume set discusses a wide range of topics regarding inmates, beginning with a general treatment of the inmate's place in the legal world and narrowing to specialized treatment of juvenile and sexually violent offenders. In addition to in-depth analysis of the significant court cases on the topic, Cohen presents readers with the actual text of the decisions.
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