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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Guarding life's dark secrets: legal and social controls over reputation, propriety, and privacy
348 pages. No updates available.
This title examines the connections between the law, reputation, and propriety in the United States and how these concepts have changed since 19th century. The book notes what defines good behavior and good reputation and then discusses how the law acts to protect people and their reputations. Topics include libel, privacy, and blackmail.