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 criminal records book: the complete guide to the legal use of criminal records
An in-depth resource for anyone involved in background checks, labor law, security, human resources or any other field involving access to criminal histories. With both federal and state laws coming in to play, what constitutes legal and ethical use of criminal records changes across borders. This book provides practical guidelines to legally obtaining, evaluating, and using criminal records for employment purposes.
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