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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.

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

J.D.S. Armstrong & Christopher A. Knott, Where the Law Is: An Introduction to Advanced Legal Research (4th ed., 2013).
Print: KF240.A76 2013.

Steven M. Barkan, Roy M. Mersky, & Donald J. Dunn, Fundamentals of Legal Research (9th ed., 2009).
Print: KF240.J3 2009.

Morris L. Cohen & Kent C. Olson, Legal Research in a Nutshell (11th ed., 2013).
Print: KF240 .C54 2013

Guide to International Legal Research: The George Washington University Law School, International Law Review (2005-date (Annual)).
Print: KZ1234 .G85 2016Lexis Advance.

Christina L. Kunz et al., The Process of Legal Research: Authorities and Options (8th ed., 2012).
Print: KF240.P76 2012.

Kent C. Olson, Principles of Legal Research (2009).
Print: KF240 .O378 2009.

Amy E. Sloan, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies (5th ed., 2012).
Print: KF240 .S66 2012.

Specialized Legal Research (Penny A. Hazelton ed., 2014-date).
Print: KF240.S64 2014.