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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

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

Michael B. Mushlin, Rights of Prisoners (5th ed., 2017-date). Print: Law Library Stacks KF9731 .G6 2017. (4 volumes).  Online:  Westlaw. (4 Volumes) 

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

Jim Dwyer, Peter Neufield & Barry Scheck, Actual Innocence:  When Justice Goes Wrong and How to Make It Right (2003).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF9756 .S34 2003. 

Robert J. Norris, Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement (2017). Print: Law Library Stacks KF9756,N67 2017. 

Jim Petro & Nancy Petro, False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent (Rev. ed., 2015).  Print:  Law Library Stacks KF9756 .P47 2015.