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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Federal jurisdiction in a nutshell
242 pages. Updated by new edition.
Provides an outline of the constitutional source of federal authority and the limits to its application with a focus on federal questions and diversity. Problematic issues of jurisdiction are discussed, as are applications to admiralty, sovereign immunity, abstention, injunctions against suit, and civil rights removal.