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.
If you prefer, you can search through the collection of recommended titles and treatises.
Below is a legend of the icons used.
includes legal forms
Whose drop is it, anyway? legal issues surrounding our nation's water resources
264 pages. No updates available.
After the Texas summer of 2011, the availability of water can no longer be taken for granted. The prediction that we are entering a long term drought adds immediacy to what has long been an intellectual discussion. The need to understand how the existing water laws came to be is clear. Equally important is the need to examine what needs to be done to ensure that access to this essential resource. While this 2011 text cannot cover all elements of water law it is a good overview of the development of water law and discussion of current issues.