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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

Steven Alan Childress & Martha S. Davis, Federal Standards of Review (4th ed., 2010-date). Lexis.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.  (3 volumes).

 Cyclopedia of Federal Procedure (3d ed., 2010-date). Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only​.  (3 volumes).

Federal Procedure, Lawyers Edition (1981-date). Print: Law Reserve KF8835.F4.  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only​.  (76 volumes).

Steven S. Gensler, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Rules and Commentary (2018).  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only​. (2 volumes).

James William Moore et al., Moore's Federal Practice - Civil (3d ed., 2013-date).  Print: Law Reserve KF8820.A313M63 1997. Lexis.   (44 volumes).

William B. Rubenstein, Alba Conte, & Herbert B. Newberg. Newberg on Class Actions (5th ed., 2011-date).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF8896.N4 2011.  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only​.  (5 volumes).

Charles Alan Wright & Arthur Raphael Miller, Federal Practice & Procedure (Rev ed., 1971-date). Print: Law Reserve KF9619.W7 1982.  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only​. (55 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Edward Brunet, John T. Parry & Martin H. Redish, Summary Judgment: Federal Law and Practice (2015-date). Print: Law Library Stacks KF8999 .S86.  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.

Kevin M. Clermont, Principles of Civil Procedure (5th ed., 2018). Ebook:  West Academic.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.  

James W. Glannon, Examples and Explanations for Civil Procedure (8th ed., 2018).  Ebook: Wolters Kluwer Study Aids.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.

Gregory P. Joseph, Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse (5th ed., 2018). Lexis.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.

Mary Kay Kane, Civil Procedure in a Nutshell (8th ed., 2018).  Print: Law Reserve: KF8841 .K36 2018. (forthcoming)  Ebook: West Academic.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.

Eric J. Magnuson &  David F. Herr, Federal Appeals: Jurisdiction and Practice (3d ed., 2015-date).  Westlaw.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.

Stephen M. Shapiro et al., Supreme Court Practice: For Practice in the Supreme Court of the United States (10th ed., 2013). Print: Law Reserve KF9057 .S8 2013.  Bloomberg Law.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.  

Glen Weissenberger & James J. Duane,  Weissenberger's Federal Civil Procedure  (7th ed., 2018). Lexis. Online CWRU Law Users Only.  

Charles Alan Wright & Mary Kay Kane, Law of Federal Courts (8th ed., 2017). Print: Law Reserve KF8840.W7 2017.  Ebook: West Academic.  Online CWRU Law Users Only.  

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Lexis Law 360 Legal News: Civil Procedure (Frequency: Daily (weekdays). Lexis.

United States Law Week (USLW) (Frequency: Weekly (48 issues per year)). Print:  Law Library Reserve K25.N5.  Bloomberg Law. (Online CWRU Law Users Only).