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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| Fundamentals of Texas trial practice : civil and criminal
by Robert Barton. Juris. 2009.
KFT 8915 B3
| Methods of practice (Texas practice series)
by Frank Elliot. Thomson West. 1990.
KFT 209 T4 v.11-14
| Texas civil trial and appellate procedure
by Jeremy C. Wicker. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1999.
KFT 209 T45 Civ Trial
| Texas civil trial guide
by William Dorsaneo. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1989.
KFT 8915 T4
| Texas elements of an action
by Allen Gardner. Thomson West. 2010.
KFT 209 T4 Vol. 16
| Texas motion practice handbook
by Merritt. Knowles. 1995.
KFT 8875 M47 1995
| Texas motions in limine: evidence exclusion guide
by Julie Baker. Knowles. 2011.
KFT 8900 B35
| Texas practice guide: civil pretrial
by Kim J. Askew. Thomson West. 2011.
KFT 209 T5 CIV. PR
| Texas practice guide: civil trial
by Adele Hedges. Thomson West. 2011.
KFT 209 T5 CIV. TRIAL
| Texas summary judgment and related termination motions
by David Finley. Thomson West. 2010.
KFT 209 T4 V. 52
| Texas trial handbook
by Elaine Buccieri. Thomson West.
KFT 8911 J6
| 12 secrets of persuasive argument
by Ronald Waicukauski. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 8915 W35
| Advocacy, the art of pleading a case
by Richard Givens. Thomson West. 1992.
KF 8915 G55
| Bensen & Myers on litigation management
by Eric Bensen. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 2009.
KF 8900 B46
| How to try a jury case: trial tactics
by John F. Kimberling. National Institute for Trial Advocacy. 2007.
KF 8972 K56
| Law on display: the digital transformation of legal persuasion and judgment
by Neal Fergenson. New York University Press. 2009.
KF 8902 E42 F44
| Litigation logic: a practical guide to effective argument
by Paul Bosanac. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 8915 B577
| Litigation manual: Jury Trials
by Weyman I. Lundquist. American Bar Association. 2008.
KF 8972 L58
| Litigators on experts: strategies for managing expert witnesses from retention through trial
by Wendy Couture. American Bar Association. 2010.
KF 8961 L58
| MacCarthy on cross-examination
by Terence MacCarthy. American Bar Association. 2007.
KF 8920 M33
| Modern trial advocacy: analysis and practice
by Steven Lubet. National Institute for Trial Advocacy. 2009.
KF 8915 L82
| Professional responsibility in litigation
by Douglas Richmond. American Bar Association. 2011.
KF 306 R53
| Psychological evaluations for the courts: a handbook for mental health professionals and lawyers
by Gary B. Melton. Guilford Press. 2007.
KF 8922 P77
| The how-to-win trial manual
by Ralph Fine. Juris. 2011.
KF 8915 F56
| The trial lawyer: what it takes to win
by David Berg. American Bar Association. 2006.
KF 8915 B4
| The trial war room handbook : effective strategies from the trenches
by G. Christopher Ritter. American Bar Association. 2012.
KF 8915 R58
| The winning oral argument
by Bryan Garner. Thomson West. 2009.
KF 8870 G37
| The young litigator : tips on rainmaking, writing and trial practice
by American Bar Association. Young Lawyers Leadership Program. American Bar Association. 2011.
KF 297 Y678
| Trial advocacy in a nutshell
by Paul Bergman. Thomson West. 2006.
KF 8915 B47
| Trial and clinical skills in a nutshell
by Kenney Hegland. Thomson West. 2005.
KF 8915 H43
| Trial tactics
by Stephen A. Saltzburg. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 8915 S299
| Trial techniques
by Thomas Mauet. Aspen. 2007.