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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

Bloomberg Law Bankruptcy Treatise (D. Michael Lynn, et al., eds., 2016). Bloomberg Law.  (CWRU Users Only).

Collier on Bankruptcy (Alan N. Resnick, Henry J. Sommer, editor-in-chief, 16th ed., 2013-date). LexisNexis. (CWRU Law Users Only). (23 volumes). 

Debtor-Creditor Law (Theodore Eisenberg, editor-in-chief, 2017-date). Lexis Advance. (CWRU Law Users Only). (14 volumes).

Robert E. Ginsberg & Robert D. Martin, Ginsberg and Martin on Bankruptcy (5th ed., 2008-date). Westlaw .  (CWRU Law Users Only) (4 volumes).

William L. Norton, Jr. & William L. Norton III, Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 3d (3d ed., 2008-date). WestlawNext. (CWRU Law Users Only) (13 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

David G. Epstein, Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell (8th ed., 2013). Print: KF1501.Z9 E67 2013.  West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

David G. Epstein & Steve H. Nickles, Principles of Bankruptcy Law (2007). Print: KF1524.3 .E67 2007.  West Academic Study Aids.  (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

David G. Epstein, Steve H. Nickles & James J. White, Bankruptcy (1993). Print: KF1524.E67 1993

Jeffrey T. Ferriell & Edward J. Janger,  Understanding Bankruptcy (2013). LexisNexis Digital Library. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Bloomberg BNA Bankruptcy Law Resource Center (Frequency: Weekly). Bloomberg BNA. (CWRU Law Users Only). Bloomberg Law. (CWRU Users Only).

Bankruptcy Law Reporter (CCH) (Frequency: Biweekly). IntelliConnect. Westlaw.  (CWRU Law Users Only).   

Bankruptcy Service, Lawyers Edition (Frequency: Quarterly). (CWRU Law Users Only).