February 2013

4 posts


Texas homeowners association law: the essential legal guide for Texas homeowners associations and homeowners

February 4, 2013

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Recently received at the library, this book provides a plain English explanation of Texas homeowners association law. Written by an Austin-based attorney experienced in representing homeowners and homeowners associations, this title serves as a comprehensive guide to the laws governing homeowners associations. The author writes about the administration and operation of associations; the rights, duties, and responsibilities of associations; and answers common questions along the way. T…

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Westlaw Training at the Texas State Law Library

February 11, 2013

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The Texas State Law Library hosts Westlaw training sessions the third Wednesday of each month. These training sessions are conducted by a Westlaw representative, and each session qualifies for one hour of continuing legal education (CLE) credit. These sessions are free and open to the public. On February 20th we are hosting an intermediate Westlaw session aimed at those who are familiar with the basic Westlaw interface but would like to learn more. The Westlaw representative is …

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Accessibility Aids at the Library

February 18, 2013

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We are committed to providing access to all library patrons. Patrons using the library's computers and electronic databases have access to the screen reading software JAWS from Freedom Scientific as well as the screen reader NVDA. Patrons also have access to the screen magnification program MAGic. For patrons interested in printed material, we have a ClearView+ Desktop Reading Machine which magnifies printed material. We also have a SARA CE, a scanning and reading appliance. This mach…

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Historical Texas Statutes: A Research Guide

February 25, 2013

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The Texas State Law Library reference librarians created legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. The library's guide to historical statutes and constitutions provides an overview of the resources available in the library and online for locating the text of older session laws, codes, and constitutions. The resources in this guide cover the period from 1822 until the present. Because the Texas statutes have been…

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