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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Legislative law and process in a nutshell
346 pages. Updated by new edition.
This book describes the process used by all legislative institutions to refine bills, and examines the tactics of advocates that speed or impede legislation. The life of legislative law after enactment is detailed, including how agencies, local governments, and businesses use statutes and how citizens, lawyers, and courts adjust legislative words to fit life's realities.