Prosser and Keeton on the Law of Torts
This classic hornbook on torts is no longer up-to-date, but still worth mentioning since it's one of the most influential 20th century law school texts. Dan Dobbs' The Law of Torts has replaced this edition.
Public International Law in a Nutshell
Part of the popular Nutshell series, this concise introduction to public international law is accessible yet authoritative.
Public School Law: Teachers' and Students' Rights
Addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a comprehensive manner, avoiding the extensive use of legal terms while still providing thorough documentation for further exploration of issues.
Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America
This casebook explores the experiences and legal issues of African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, Asian Americans, before turning to race's relationship with "whiteness," equality, voting, education, freedom of expression, gender, family law, popular culture, and crime.
Race Law and American History 1770-1990
This multi-volume set wriitten by multiple scholars addresses separate historical issues in each volume. Volume I is entitled "African Americans and the Law", Volume 2: "Race and Law Before Emancipation". Other volumes look at the Jim Crow decision, integration, right to vote, civil rights and African Americans and the legal profession from an historical perspective. Written in 1992.
Race Law: Cases, Commentary and Questions
This text covers race classification, racial prejudices of the judiciary, slavery, the northern and southern approaches to free blacks during the era of slavery, reconstruction, segregation, race conscious remedies to racial inequality. The appendix includes copies of legal documents relating to race such as the Fugitive Slave Acts, the Missouri Compromise, and the Black Code of Mississippi along with a historical timeline.
Race, Racism and American Law
Bell's text discusses the definition of race, the history of racism in America, and race's relationship to constitutional law, education, public facilities, interracial relationships, housing, the justice system, voting, protest, and employment.
Rathkopf’s The Law of Zoning and Planning
This five volume treatise extensively covers zoning law. It aims to be comprehensive in it explanations. Its finding aids include a table of laws and rules, table of cases, and index.
Real Property in a Nutshell
This study aid, from the Nutshell series, outlines and explains major concepts in Real Property. Topics include possession and ownership; common law estates; concurrent ownership; landlord and tenant, easements, profits, and licenses; covenants and equitable servitudes; real estate brokers; contracts of sale; transfer of title by deeds; the recording system; title insurance; mortgages; airspace; water; support; boundaries; fixtures; trespass; nuisance; and land use regulation. The Fifth Edition is the newest edition, printed in 2005.
Regulated Industries in a Nutshell
This is a simple explanation of the reasons behind industry regulation and the legal basis for it. The study aid discusses calculating rate base and rate of return, cost allocation, and rate design. Added attention is given to many of the new market-oriented forms of regulation, such as service unbundling, equal access to bottleneck facilities, competitive contracting, managed competition in health care, and incentive regulation. Written in 1999.
Religion and American Law
This is written in an encyclopedic format with wide ranging entries on people, events and places relevant to religion and American law. A wide range of Supreme Court cases are examined and even entries on topics such as Sunday closing laws and religious garb include a bibliography and listing of cases.
Religious Organizations in the United States: A Study of Identity, Liberty, and the Law
This collection of essays analyze the law of religious organizations, focusing on the treatment Federal and state constitutions give these organizations, as well as the legal structures available to these organizations. A third section focuses on some of the legal issues facing these organizations such as liability principles, taxation and employment. Health care, education and free exercise of religion finish out the treatise. A table of cases is included. Published in 2006.
Representing Start-Up Companies
This multi-volume treatise is also written for practitioners who represent start-up or small growing companies. It is designed to give insight into the various phases of growth for a small business. The print edition of this title is supplemented periodically. The newest supplements can be found on Westlaw.
Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
As traditional warfare has evolved, the interplay of these two concepts presents an opportunity to discuss their common concerns and backgrounds, while also considering their future role in international law.
Research Handbook on International Environmental Law
A collection of essays covering theory and principles with useful chapters on dispute settlement, human rights, and liability.
Restatement of the Law (Third) The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.
A comprehensive and authoritative summary of the American approach to international law and diplomacy and the role of international law in American jurisprudence.
Restatement of the Law Second, Torts, 2d
With over 20 volumes, this treatise was originally published in 1965, but these volumes are updated annually and a Restatement of the Law Third exists for Apportionment of Liability and Products Liability. The appendices contain Reporter's Notes, citations to court decisions, as well as cross references to key numbers and ALR annotations.
Restatement of the Law Second. Contracts.
Contract law is analyzed by the practitioners, judges and legal scholars of the American Law Institute in this multi-volume treatise which contains black letter restatements, reporter's notes and commentaries. Updated with pocket parts and annual supplements.
Restatement of the Law Third: The Law Governing Lawyers
This set covers the "common law applicable to the legal profession: regulation of the profession; the client-lawyer relationship, including the financial and property relationship; lawyer civil liability; confidential client information; representing clients, especially in litigation; and conflict of interest."
Restatement of the Law.
Adopted in 2005 and published in 2006, the third Restatement of Agency includes the American Law Institute's analysis of the black letter law. Numerous case citations are included. Updated with pocket parts and supplementary volumes.