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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

Joel M. Androphy, White Collar Crime (2d ed., 2001-date). Print: KF9350.A932 2001. Westlaw.  (CWRU Law Users Only). (6 volumes).

Sara Sun Beale et al., Grand Jury Law and Practice (2d ed., 1997-date). Westlaw. (CWRU Law Users Only). (2 volumes).

Barbara E. Bergman et al., Wharton’s Criminal Procedure (14th ed., 2002-date). Print: KF9619.W43 2002. (8 volumes).

David Bernheim, Defense of Narcotics Cases (1972-date). Lexis Advance. (CWRU Law Users Only). (3 volumes).

James Farragher Campbell, et al., Defense of Speeding, Reckless Driving and Vehicular Homicide (2013-date). Lexis Advance(CWRU Law Users Only). (3 volumes).

Joseph G. Cook, Constitutional Rights of the Accused (3d ed.,1996-date). Print: KF9625.C66 1996.  Westlaw.  (CWRU Law Users Only).(4 volumes).

Federal Practice and Procedure: Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (Wright & Liepold) (4th ed., 2008-date). Print: KF9619.W7 1982. Westlaw(CWRU Law Users Only). (9 volumes). 

John Wesley Hall, Search and Seizure (5th ed., 2013-date).  Print: KF9630.H32 2013.   Lexis Advance(CWRU Law Users Only).  (2 volumes).

Randy Hertz & James S. Liebman, Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure (7th ed., 2011-date). Print: KF9011.L53 2011. Lexis Advance(CWRU Law Users Only).  (2 volumes).

Wayne R. LaFave, et al., Criminal Procedure (4th ed., 2015).  KF 9619.L34 2015. Westlaw.  (CWRU Law Users Only). (7 volumes).

Wayne R. LaFave, Search and Seizure: A Treatise on the Fourth Amendment  (5th ed., 2012-date). Print: KF9630.L26 2012. Westlaw. (6 volumes).

Mark S. Rhodes, Criminal Procedure Under the Federal Rules (2d ed., 1998-date). WestlawNext. (6 volumes).

William L. Ringel, Search & Seizures, Arrests & Confessions (2d ed., 2003-date). Print: KF9625.R53 2004. WestlawNext. (3 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Michael Avery et al., Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation (3d ed., 2016-date). Westlaw. (CWRU Law Users Only).

Arthur W. Campbell, Law of Sentencing (3d ed., 2010-date). Westlaw. (CWRU Law Users Only).

Clifford Fishman & Anne McKenna, Wiretapping & Eavesdropping 3d: Surveillance in the Internet Age  (3d ed., 2010-date). Westlaw. (CWRU Law Users Only).

Mark E. Gammack & Norman M. Garland, Advanced Criminal Procedure in a Nutshell (3d ed., 2016). West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Bennett L. Gershman, Criminal Trial Error and Misconduct (3d ed., 2015-date). Print: KF9756.G47 2015.

Edward J. Imwinkelried & Norman M. Garland, Exculpatory Evidence: The Accused's Constitutional Right to Introduce Favorable Evidence (4th ed., 2015). Lexis Advance. (CWRU Law Users Only).  

Jerold H. Israel & Wayne R. LaFave, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell  (8th ed., 2014). West Academic Study Aids (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Wayne R. LaFave et al., Criminal Procedure (6th ed., 2017). (Hornbook Series). Print: KF9619 .L342 2017.

Wayne R. LaFave et al., Principles of Criminal Procedure: Investigation (2d ed., 2009). West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Wayne R. LaFave et al., Principles of Criminal Procedure: Post-Investigation (2d ed., 2009). West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

David M. Nissman, Law of Confessions (2d ed., 2010-date). Westlaw. (CWRU Law Users Only).

Ellen S. Podgor et al., White Collar Crime in a Nutshell (5th ed., 2015). West Academic Study Aids. (eBook). (CWRU Law Users Only).

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Criminal Law Reporter. (Frequency: Weekly). Bloomberg BNA. Bloomberg Law

White Collar Crime Report. (Frequency: Biweekly). Bloomberg BNA.  Bloomberg Law.