Treatise: A type of secondary authority that extensively covers one topic. Treatises are available in print and electronic formats. The size of a treatise may vary from one single volume set to a large multi-volume set.
Citation: Amy E. Sloan, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies 45-46 (5th ed. 2012).
Call Number: LAW KF 240 .S45 2012
Common Features of Treatises
Citation: Deborah E. Bouchoux, Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing 133-136 (2011).
Call Number: LAW KF 240 .B678 2011
"[Treatises] analyze the changing common law and also influence its development."
"While there is no clear demarcation between different types of texts, they can be grouped into several general categories"
Citation: Morris L. Cohen & Kent G. Olsen, Legal Research in a Nutshell 36-38 (11th ed. 2013).
See Also: Appendix B: Major Treatises and Services by Subject
Call Number: LAW KF 240 .C54 2013 (Law Reserve - 24 Hours)
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