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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Texas law enforcement handbook: contemporary criminal procedure
1 volume. Updated by new edition.
This book studies modern criminal procedure and provides a quick reference to important classical and current court decisions from the U. S. Supreme Court, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Courts of Appeal. For each issue presented, there is a brief discussion followed by pertinent cases, with a question, answer, rationale and note. The question presents the general issues of the case, the answer represents the holding of the case or rule of law, the rationale is the court's analysis and reasoning behind the rule of law and the notes explore more of the subject area. Topics analyzed include laws of arrest, search and seizure, investigative detentions, interviews, confessions and Miranda, the right to counsel, identification procedures, evidence, and law enforcement liability.