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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A treatise on the law of contracts (Williston on Contracts)
36 volumes. Updated annually.
This set provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of all aspects of contract law. It discusses the law and the reasoning behind it, especially in judicial decisions, including historical underpinnings including common-law roots in English cases, majority and minority views, and current trends. It covers contract formation, agreements, illegal agreements, statute of frauds, interpretations, conditions, excuses for non-performance and more.