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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.

Joel M. Androphy, White Collar Crime (2d ed., 2001-date). Online: Westlaw. Print: KF9350.A932 2001. (last updated 2019) (6 volumes).

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

Barbara E. Bergman et al., Wharton’s Criminal Procedure (14th ed., 2002-date). Online: Westlaw Print: KF9619.W43 2002. (last updated 2019) (8 volumes).

David Bernheim, Defense of Narcotics Cases (1972-date). OnlineLexis Advance. (3 volumes).

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

Joseph G. Cook, Constitutional Rights of the Accused (3d ed.,1996-date). OnlineWestlaw. (4 volumes).

Federal Practice and Procedure: Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (Wright & Liepold) (4th ed., 2008-date). Online:  Westlaw.  Print: KF9619.W7 1982. (last updated 2020). (9 volumes). 

John Wesley Hall, Search and Seizure (5th ed., 2013-date). OnlineLexis Advance.  (2 volumes).

Randy Hertz & James S. Liebman, Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure (7th ed., 2019). Print: KF9011.L54 2019. (print not updated). Online: Lexis Advance (2 volumes).

Wayne R. LaFave, et al., Criminal Procedure (4th ed., 2015).  KF 9619.L34 2015. OnlineWestlaw.  (7 volumes).

Wayne R. LaFave, Search and Seizure: A Treatise on the Fourth Amendment  (5th ed., 2012-date). Print: KF9630.L26 2012. (last updated 2019). OnlineWestlaw. (6 volumes).

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

William L. Ringel, Search & Seizures, Arrests & Confessions (2d ed., 2003-date). Print: KF9625.R53 2004. (last updated 2020). Online: WestlawNext.  (3 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

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

Arthur W. Campbell, Law of Sentencing (3d ed., 2010-date). Online: Westlaw

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

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

Bennett L. Gershman, Criminal Trial Error and Misconduct (3d ed., 2015-date). Online: Lexis Advance.

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

Jerold H. Israel & Wayne R. LaFave, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell  (9th ed., 2020). eBook: West Academic Study Aids.

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

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

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

David M. Nissman, Law of Confessions (2d ed., 2010-date). Online: Westlaw

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

Current Awareness

ABA Criminal Procedure. Online: ABA Law