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
Calamari and Perillo on contracts
885 pages. Updated by new edition.
Expert authors provide a detailed treatment of the basic rules, principles, and issues in contracts. Topics covered include offer and acceptance, parole evidence and interpretation, consideration, informal contracts, promissory estoppel, contracts under seal, capacity of parties, conditions, performance, and breach. This hornbook also discusses damages, regulations, third-party beneficiaries, statutes, and frauds. The discharge of contracts and illegal bargains.