Legal treatises provide in-depth commentary and analysis of specific legal subjects. Treatises usually focus on a broader area of law, providing a more detailed analysis than other legal materials such as Nutshells and study aids.
Many books in the library may qualify as legal treatises. (see definition at left) there is no way to tell in advance of looking at a book if it might be a treatise.
To make the search a bit easier, the librarians have marked a few of the library holdings as treatises, so that a small sample can be easily located in the catalog. Doing a subject search on the term Legal Treatise in the online catalog will produce that limited list in the catalog.
Remember: Not every treatise will have that word in the title/description in the catalog. Likewise, not every treatise is a legal tratise.
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