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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Smolla and Nimmer on freedom of speech
3 volumes. Looseleaf. Updated semiannually.
This title coverage of free speech and free press, First Amendment issues, including history, theory, doctrine, and insights into cases and decisions. It covers content-neutral versus content-based distinction, various forms of heightened scrutiny, captive audience, vagueness and overbreadth, right/privilege distinction, public form doctrines, violent and imminent lawless action, symbolic speech and expressive conduct, hate speech, free speech and civil rights enforcement, obscene and pornographic speech, intellectual property, defamation, privacy and related torts, broadcast regulation, cable television, and online communication and other electronic media.