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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 Third, The Law Governing Lawyers (2000-date).
Print: KF395.A2L383 2000. Hein Online: Volume 1 & Volume 2. Lexis Advance.  WestlawNext. (2 volumes).

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. et al., The Law of Lawyering (4th ed., 2015-date).
Print: KF306.H33 2015.  LoislawConnect (in Law Practice Resources Treatises Library). (2 volumes).

Robert E. Mallen & Jeffrey M. Smith, Legal Malpractice (2005-date).
Print: KF313.M29. WestlawNext. (5 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

James J. Alfini et al., Judicial Conduct and Ethics (4th ed., 2007-date).
Print: KF8779.S47 2007. LexisAdvance.

Ronald D. Rotunda & John S. Dzienkowski, Legal Ethics: The Lawyer’s Deskbook on Professional Responsibility (2000-date).
Print: KF306.R67. WestlawNext.

Ronald D. Rotunda & Michael I. Krauss, Legal Ethics in a Nutshell (2d ed., 2006).
Print: KF306.Z9 R688 2006.

Charles W. Wolfram, Modern Legal Ethics (1986).
Print: KF306.W59 1986.

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct (Frequency: Biweekly).
BNA Web.