New England LawPress Home

New England LawPress

    Buyer's Guide   Table of Contents   Samples   Ordering   Quotes   Tips   About the Author  

Table of Contents

Part I: A General View

1. Introduction (click to open a PDF of the introduction)
2. A Brief History of Legal Publishing
3. Taking On the Legal Publishers: the Making of the FTC Guides
4. Building and Maintaining Your Law Library
5. Evaluating Legal Materials
6. The Question of Supplements
7. Unsolicited Shipments, Telemarketing and Other Practices
8. Used Law Books: The Economical Alternative

Part II: Categories of Legal Publications

  9. State Statutes
10. Federal Statutes
11. Regulations
12. Municipal Ordinances
13. Case Reporters
14. Annotated Reports
15. Digests
16. Citators
17. Legal Encyclopedias
18. Looseleaf Services
19. Legal Periodicals
20. Legal Newspapers
21. Legal Newsletters
22. General Law-Related Reference Titles
23. Legal Acquisitions Toolbox
24. Legal Resources on CD-ROM
25. Computer-Assisted Legal Research
26. Finding Law on the Internet
27. Legal Treatises: Administrative Law to Zoning

Administrative Law

Admiralty and Maritime Law

Advertising and Marketing Law

Agency Law

Agriculture Law

Animal Law

Antitrust Law

Appellate Practice

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law

Automobile Law and Practice

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy Law

Business Law

Children and the Law

Civil Rights

Class Actions

College Students

Commercial Law

Computer Law

Conflict of Laws

Constitutional Law

Construction Law

Consumer Law

Contract Law

Copyright Law


Criminal Law

Disabilities Law

Education Law

Elder Law

Election Law

Environmental Law

Equity Jurisprudence


Family Law

Federal Practice and Procedure

Firearms Law

Franchise Law

Gambling Law

Health and Hospital Law

Historic Preservation Law

Immigration Law

Independent Contractors

Indian Law

Insurance Law

Judges, Courts, and Judicial Conduct

Juries, Jury Instructions, and Jury Verdicts

Labor and Employment Law

Landlord and Tenant Law

Land Trusts and Conservation Easements

Legal Education

Legal Forms

Legal Profession

Legal Research and Writing

Long-Term Care

Media Law

Medical Jurisprudence and Malpractice

Military Law and National Security

Municipal Corporations

Natural Resources and Energy Law

Neighbor Law

Nonprofit Corporations

Partnership Law

Patents, Trademarks and Intellectual Property

Photography Law

Privacy Law

Products Liability

Public Utilities

Real Property

Religion and the Law

Restatements of the Law

Securities Law

Small Claims Court and Self-Representation

Social Security Law

Statutory Construction


Telecommunications Law

Tort Law

Traffic Court

Travel Law

Trial Practice

Trusts and Estates

Women and the Law

Workers’ Compensation Law

Writers and the Law

Zoning and Planning Law


28. State Publications: A Practitioner's Guide
      (major legal publications for each state)
      Alabama to Wyoming (including the District of Columbia)


A. Leading Legal Publishers: Their History, and Product Lines

B. Legal Publishers: Addressees and Telephone Numbers

C. Used Lawbook Dealers: Addresses and Telephone Numbers

D. State and Local Legal Newspapers

E. Representative Used Lawbook Prices

F. AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers

G. Treatise Costs Spreadsheet

H. State Statutory Codes by Publisher

I. Historical Coverage of Online Appellate Court Decisions

J. Cost Saving Tips

K. Bibliography



Book Cover

Kendall F. Svengalis Recipient of the 1999 Connie E. Bolden Significant Publications Award
Learn More

Kendall F. Svengalis Recipient of the 1998 Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award
Learn More