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Major Treatises by Topic

This guide lists major legal treatises, handbooks, hornbooks and guides by topic. It also lists important current awareness and reporting services for each topic.

Multi-Volume Treatises

Robert Force & Martin J. Norris, The Law of Maritime Personal Injuries  (5th ed., 2009-date). 
Westlaw. (2 volumes). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Robert Force & Martin Norris, The Law of Seamen (5th ed., 2003-date).
Westlaw. (3 volumes). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Elijah E. Jhirad et al., Benedict on Admiralty (7th ed., 1958-date).
Lexis Advance. (31 volumes). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Thomas J. Schoenbaum, Admiralty and Maritime Law (5th ed., 2011-date).
Westlaw. (2 volumes). (CWRU Law Users Only).


Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Frank L. Maraist & Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., Admiralty in a Nutshell (6th ed., 2010).
Print::KF1105 .M34 2010.  West Academic Study Aids (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only)

Thomas J. Schoenbaum & Jessica McClellan, Admiralty and Maritime Law (5th ed., 2012).
Print: KF1104.S36 2012.