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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.

American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law, Second, Conflict of Laws (1971/1996-date). Print: Law Library Stacks KF395.A2C66 1971. Online: HeinOnline. Lexis Advance (2d). Lexis Advance (3d - drafts)Westlaw. (7 volumes).

Ved P. Nanda & David K. Pansius, Litigation of International Disputes in U.S. Courts  (2d ed., 2005-date).  Online: Westlaw. Print: Law Library Stacks KF8940.P75 N363 2005.  (23 volumes) (last updated 2020).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

Patrick J. Borchers, Conflicts in a Nutshell (5th ed., 2020). eBook: West Academic Study Aids 

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

Peter Hay, Patrick J. Borchers, Symeon C. Symeonides et al., Conflict of Laws (6th ed., 2018). eBook: West Academic Study Aids

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

Clyde Spillenger, Principles of Conflict of Laws (3d ed., 2020). eBook:   West Academic Study Aids. . 

Symeon C. Symeonides, Choice of Law (2016). eBook: Oxford Scholarship Online