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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.

Dan  B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden & Ellen M. Bublick, The Law of Torts (2d ed., 2011).  Online:  Westlaw.  (4 volumes).

Louis R. Frumer & Melvin I. Friedman, Personal Injury: Actions, Defenses, Damages (2013-date). Online:  Lexis.  (2 volumes).

Marilyn Minzer et al., Damages in Tort Actions (1982-date).  Online: Lexis.  (11 volumes).

Barry A. Lindahl, Modern Tort Law: Liability and Litigation (2d ed., 1990-date).  Online:  Westlaw. (5 volumes).

Rodney A. Smolla, Law of Defamation (2d ed., 1999-date). Online:  Westlaw.  (2 volumes). 

Stuart M. Speiser, Charles F. Krause & Alfred W. Gans, American Law of Torts (1983-date). Online:  Westlaw.  (12 volumes).

Jacob A. Stein, Stein on Personal Injury Damages (3d ed., 1997-date).  Online:  Westlaw.  (5 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

ABA Torts Law. Online: ABA Law