Recommended Titles and Treatises
To help provide access to the Texas State Law Library's legal resources, the reference librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject. The titles listed for each subject feature a brief summary written by a reference librarian, and each subject's titles are divided into those that are specific to Texas law and those that aren't.
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| Administrative license revocation manual
by Gawrence Boyd. Knowles. 2006.
KFT 2231 B6
| An introduction to Texas post-conviction habeas corpus
by John Jasuta. Texas Independent Bar Association. 2004.
KF T 9690 J37
| Capital writs
by Roe Wilson. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2002.
KF 9619 W55
| Criminal forms and trial manual (Texas practice series)
by Michael McCormick. Thomson West. 2005.
KFT 209 T4 v.7-8
| Erisman's reversible errors in Texas criminal cases
by Fred Erisman. Knowles. 1981.
KFT 9756 E7
| Expunction and nondisclosure
by Andrea Westerfeld. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2007.
KFT 9690 W47
by Steve Chalender. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2004.
KFT 9625 C53
| Extraneous offenses and uncharged conduct
by Cliff Roberson. Knowles. 2004.
KFT 8931 R6
| Guide to asset seizure and forfeiture
by Don Clemmer. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2010.
KFT 9747 C4
| Mental defenses
by Jane Starnes. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2005.
KFT 480 S72
| Perfect plea
by John Bradley. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2008.
KFT 9654 B73
| Post-conviction remedies: pursuant to article 11.07, C.Cr.P
by John Jasuta. BB Publications. 2009.
REF DESK KFT 9690 J38
| Search and seizure
by Michael B. Charlton. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. 2009.
KFT 9630 C43
| State Counsel for Offenders legal handbook
by State Counsel for Offenders. Texas Department of Criminal Justice. 2010.
KFT 337.5 P7 S8
| State's appellate manual
by Texas District and County Attorneys Association. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2007.
KFT 9050 A16 S7
| Texas criminal defense forms annotated
by W. V. Dunnam. Knowles. 1984.
KFT 9616 D8
| Texas criminal forms
by Robert Gill. James Publishing. 2006.
KFT 9216 G55
| Texas criminal jury charges
by Paul McClung. James Publishing. 2000.
KFT 9682 M3
| Texas criminal lawyers handbook
by Daniel. James Publishing. 2000.
KFT 9619 M3
| Texas criminal pattern jury charges: intoxication and controlled substances
by State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas. 2009.
KFT 8984 S7 C75
| Texas criminal practice guide
by Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1979.
KFT 9219 T36
| Texas criminal procedure & the offender with mental illness: an analysis & guide
by Bryan D. Shannon. NAMI - Texas. 2008.
KFT 9242 S5
| Texas DWI law and practice handbook
by Julie Baker. Thomson West. 2009.
KFT 209 T4 V. 50
| Texas law enforcement handbook: contemporary criminal procedure
by Larry Holtz. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 2009.
KFT 5399 H65
| Texas punishment
by Keith Hampton. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. 2011.
REF DESK KFT 9685 H36
| Texas sentencing
by John Bradley. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 2011.
REF KFT 9685 A5
| Advanced criminal procedure in a nutshell
by Mark Cammack. Thomson West. 2006.
KF 9619 C3
| Another bite at the apple: a guide to section 2255 motions for federal prisoners
by Janice Bergmann. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 9011 B47
| Changing role of the American prosecutor
by John L. Worrall. State University of New York. 2008.
KF 9640 C454
| Criminal procedure
by Wayne LaFave. Thomson West. 2007.
KF 9619 L3
| Criminal procedure: constitutional limitations in a nutshell
by Jerold Israel. Thomson West. 2006.
KF 9619 I8
| Federal criminal appeals
by Lissa Griffin. Thomson West. 1991.
KF 9690 G7
| Federal criminal procedure litigation manual
by Stephen A. Saltzburg. Anderson Publishing. 2012.
KF 9619 F43
| Federal habeas corpus practice and procedure
by Randy Hertz. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 2011.
KF 9011 L54
| Federal postconviction remedies and relief: with forms
by Donald Wilkes. Thomson West. 1996.
KF 9690 W55
| Federal sentencing law and practice
by Thomas Hutchinson. Thomson West. 2010.
KF 9685 H8
| How to try a murder case : pretrial and trial guidelines for prosecution and defense
by Michael Wims. American Bar Association. 2011.
KF 9306 W56
| Plea bargaining
by G. Nicholas Herman. Juris. 2012.
KF 9654 H38
| Postconviction remedies
by Larry Yackle. Thomson West. 2010.
KF 9690 Y32
| Presiding over capital cases: a benchbook for judges
by William Brunson. National Judicial College. 2009.
KF 9655 P73
| Prisoners' self-help litigation manual
by John Boston. Oceana. 2010.
REF DESK KF 9731 M36
| Privilege of silence: fifth amendment protections against self-incrimination
by Steven Salky. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 9668 S25
| State postconviction remedies and relief: with forms
by Donald Wilkes. Thomson West. 1996.
KF 9690 W55