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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

American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law, Second, Conflict of Laws (1971/1996-date). Print: Law Library Stacks KF395.A2C66 1971. HeinOnline. Lexis Advance. Westlaw. (7 volumes).

Ved P. Nanda & David K. Pansius, Litigation of International Disputes in U.S. Courts  (2d ed., 2005-date).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF8940.P75 N363 2005.  (23 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Patrick J. Borchers, Conflicts in a Nutshell (4th ed., 2015). West Academic Study Aids (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Erwin Chemerinsky, Federal Jurisdiction (7th ed., 2016). Print: KF8858 .C48 2016  

Peter Hay, Patrick J. Borchers, Symeon C. Symeonides et al., Conflict of Laws (5th ed., 2010). Print: KF411 .S28 2010.

William M. Richman, William L. Reynolds & Christopher A. Whytock, Understanding Conflict of Laws (4th ed., 2013). LexisNexis Digital Library (eBook). (Case Law Users Only).

Clyde Spillenger, Principles of Conflict of Laws (2d ed., 2016). West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Symeon C. Symeonides, Choice of Law (2016).  Oxford Scholarship Online. (eBook). (CWRU Users Only).