Course Books for Spring 2017

 

Administrative Law – LAW 7326

Title: Administrative Procedure and Practice, Problems and Cases
Author: William F. Funk, Sidney A. Shapiro, and Russell L. Weaver
Edition: 5th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314286949
Price: $216 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Business Associations I – LAW 7321

Title: Law of Business Organizations, Cases, Materials, and Problems
Author: Robert Hamilton, Jonathan Macey, and Douglas Moll
Edition: 12th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314285638
Price: $230 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: Statutory Supplement to the Law of Business Organizations, Cases, Materials, and Problems
Author: Robert Hamilton, Jonathan Macey, and Douglas Moll
Edition: 12th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314288639
Price: $50 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Capstone I – LAW 7294

None.

Civil Procedure II – LAW 7203

No new books – year long course

Clinic – LAW 7V93 Section 502 (Community Lawyering)

Title: The Clinic Seminar
Author: Deborah Epstein, Jane Aiken, Wallace J. Mlyniec
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314274946
Price: $98 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Clinic - LAW 7V93 Section 501 (Innocence)

Title: The Clinic Seminar
Author: Deborah Epstein, Jane Aiken, Wallace J. Mlyniec
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314274946
Price: $98 (Suggested Retail
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: Working in Innocence Programs: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Innocence Work but Were Afraid to Ask
Author: Sarah Mourer
Publisher: Vandeplas Publishing
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13:  9781600421846
Price: $24.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://vandeplaspublishing.com/

Commercial Law – LAW 7322

Professor will supply materials. 

Constitutional Law – LAW 7314

Title: Constitutional Law
Authors: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Law
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9781454817536
Price: $242 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/
NOTE: PROFESSOR DOES NOT WANT NEW FIFTH EDITION! 

Constitutional Law II: Federal Criminal Procedure – LAW 7323
Title: Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Authors: Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurie L. Levenson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781454807131
Price: $179 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Consumer Law – LAW 7V15

Professor will provide materials. 

Contract Drafting Practicum – Law 7V91 (Section 001)
Title:  Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do
Author: Tina L. Stark
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9780735594777
Price: $93(suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Courtroom Advocacy Skills – LAW 7220

Title: Trial Practice Problems and Case Files
Author: J. Alexander Tanford
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press, formerly by LexisNexis
Edition: 4th ed
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781422475539
Price: $49 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.cap-press.com/

Criminal Law – LAW 7310

Title: Criminal Law: A Contemporary Approach
Author: Russell L. Weaver, John M. Burkoff, Catherine Hancock
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314289667
Price: $210 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis
Author: Laurie L. Levenson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781454850137
Price: $46.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Criminal Law Topics – LAW 7110 (Section 001 beginning 3/13/2017)

Professor will provide materials.

Criminal Law Topics – LAW 7110 (Section 501 beginning 3/13/2017)

Title: Understanding White Collar Crime
Author: J. Kelly Strader
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN-13: 9781-22105121
Price: n/a (Suggested Retail): new edition comes out in February 2017 and Suggested Retail price will be available at that time
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Dispute Resolution Topics – LAW 7111 (Beginning 3/13/2017)

Title: Divorce in Peace: Alternatives to War from a Judge and Lawyer
Author: John Roach and Laura Roach
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781627873727
Price: $18.95 (Suggested Retail for paperback)

Effective Oral Communication - LAW 7221 (Section 001)

Title: Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action
Author: Ben Decker and Kelly Decker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9780071839839
Price: $27 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://www.mhprofessional.com

Effective Oral Communication – LAW 7221 (Section 501)

Title: Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action
Author: Ben Decker and Kelly Decker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9780071839839
Price: $27 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://www.mhprofessional.com

Title: Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
Author: Carmine Gallo
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1250061539
Price: $15.99 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://us.macmillan.com/smp

Title: How to Make Powerful Speeches 2nd Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Inspiring and Memorable Speeches
Author: Eamonn P. O’Brien
Publisher: The Reluctant Speakers Club
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 978-0992816452
Price: $14.78 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.thereluctantspeakersclub.com/

Title: All Labor Has Dignity (King Legacy Series)
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Publisher: Beacon Press
Edition:1st
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN-13: 9780807086025
Price: $18 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.beacon.org/

Effective Oral Communication - LAW 7221 (Section 501)

Title: The Birkman Method: Your Personality at Work
Author: Sharon Birkman Fink, Stephanie Capparell
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 978-1118207017
Price: $29.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wiley.com/

Employment Law II – LAW 7234

To be determined

Employment Law Practicum – LAW 7V91 (Section 501)

None.

Environmental Law I – LAW 7107

Title: Understanding Environmental Law
Author: Philip Weinberg and Kevin A. Reilly
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press (formerly by LexisNexis)
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9780769854953
Price: $49 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Evidence – LAW 7318

Title: Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom
Author: Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781628101003
Price: $221 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Externship Seminar – LAW 7388

Title: Learning from Practice: A Text for Experiential Legal Education
Author: Leah Wortham; Alexander Scherr; Nancy Maurer; Susan L. Brooks
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781634596183
Price: $95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/
OPTIONAL BOOK FOR THOSE ON JUDICIAL EXTERNSHIP

Title: In Chambers: A Guide for Judicial Clerks and Externs
Author: Jennifer Sheppard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN-13: 9781454802891
Price: $55.00 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Family Law – Law 7315

Title: O’Connor’s Family Code Plus 2016-17
Authors: Joan Foote Jenkins and Randall B. Wilhite
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2016-17
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781598392449
Price: $128.25 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://oconnors.com 

Family Law Practicum – LAW 7V91

Title: Domestic Violence and the Law
Author: Elizabeth M. Schneider; Cheryl Hanna; Emily J. Sack; Judith G. Greenberg
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Foundation Press
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9781599419299
Price: $221 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: O’Connor’s Family Code Plus 2016-17
Authors: Joan Foote Jenkins and Randall B. Wilhite
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2016-17
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781598392449
Price: $128.25 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://oconnors.com 

Family Law Topics – LAW 7115

None.

Health Care Law II – Law 7246

Title: AHLA Fundamentals of Health Law
Authors: American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Publisher: LexisNexis
Edition: 6th
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781630442187
Price: $148 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/us/
|Note: This title comes with a 2015 Medicaid Supplement. 

Health Care Law Topics – Law 7116

To be determined.

Immigration Law I – LAW 7102

Title: Immigration Handbook, 2016 Edition
Edition: 2016
Publisher: LexisNexis
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781522107415
Price: $63 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/

Insurance Law – LAW 7V20

Title: Understanding Insurance Law
Author: Robert Jerry
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press (formerly by LexisNexis)
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN-13: 9780769845937
Price: $49 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Intellectual Property II – LAW 7225
Trademark Law - Section 001

Title: Trademark Law: An Open-Source Casebook
Author: Barton Beebe
Publisher: self-published by author
Edition: 3
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: n/a
Price: n/a
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://tmcasebook.org/

Patent Law - Section 501

Title: Patent Law: A Practitioner’s Guide
Author: Ronald Hildreth, David Aker
Publisher: Practising Law Institute
Publication Date: 2012 (last updated 2016)
ISBN-13: 9781402418945
Price: $395 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.pli.edu
Note: Publisher providing discount to students – see professor for details. 

International Law – LAW 7V12

Title: Transnational Civil Litigation
Author: Joachim Zekoll, Michael G. Collins, George A. Rutherglen
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780314908131
Price: $209 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Law and Technology – LAW 7126

None.

Legal Analysis for the Texas Bar II – LAW 7198

None.

Legal Analysis for the Texas Bar III – LAW 7298

None.

Legal Research – LAW 7211

Title: Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research
Author: Beau Steenken and Tina M. Brooks
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: CALI
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 5800117914994
Price: $11.91 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://www.cali.org/books/sources-american-law-introduction-legal-research
NOTE: EBOOK EDITIONS CAN BE DOWNLOADED FOR FREE FROM PUBLISHER’S WEBSITE! 

Legal Skills and Analysis – LAW 7106

None.

Legal Writing II – LAW 7210

Title: Advocate Persuades
Author: Joan Malmud Rocklin; Robert B. Rocklin; Christine Coughlin; Sandy Patrick
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781611631500
Price: $45 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Title: Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges
Author: Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: Tomson Reuters (formerly Thomson West)
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN-13: 9780314184719
Price: $29.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/

Title: Core Grammar for Lawyers
Author: Ruth Ann McKinney and Katie Rose Pryal
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Price: $38 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.coregrammarforlawyers.com/
NOTE: THIS IS AN ONLINE LEARNING TOOL.

Oil and Gas I – LAW 7103 (Beginning 3/13/2017)

Title: Primer on the Texas Law of Oil and Gas
Edition: 5th
Publisher: LexisNexis
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9780769880907
Price: $45 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/

Practice Foundation I – LAW 7312

Title: Essential Lawyering Skills: Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis
Author: Stefan H. Krieger; Richard K. Neumann, Jr.
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Edition: 5th
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9781454830986
Price: $111 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.aspenlaw.com/

Title: Client Science: Advice for Lawyers on Counseling Clients Through Bad News and Other Legal Realities
Author: Marjorie Corman Aaron
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN-13: 9780199891900
Price: $39.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://global.oup.com/academic/?cc=&lang=en&

Practice Foundation II – LAW 7313

Title: Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Author: Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, and Bruce Patton
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN-13: 9780143118756
Price: $17 (Suggested Retail)
|Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.penguin.com/

Title: Negotiation (Harvard Business Essentials Series)
Author: Michael Wheeler
Publisher: Harvard Business Press Books
Publication Date: 2003
ISBN-13: 9781591391111
Price: $25 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pages/home

Title: Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution
Author: Dana Caspersen
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9780143126867
Price: $18 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher's Online Bookstore: http://www.penguin.com

Practice Foundation III – LAW 7335

Professor will supply materials.  

Principles of Accounting and Finance for Lawyers – LAW 7101

Title: Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers
Authors: Robert Rhee
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781454870432
Price: $82.00 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Professional Responsibility – LAW 7317

Title: Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law
Author: Lisa G. Lerman and Philip G. Schrag
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781454863045
Price: $238 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations, and Practice Questions, 2015-2016
Author: Lisa G. Lerman, Philip G. Schrag, and Anjum Gupta
Edition: 2015-16
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781454851912
Price: $38 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/
NOTE: The two Wolters Kluwer titles above can be purchased at the publisher’s website using the ISBN-13: 9781454881438 as a bundle for $246.  

Property I – LAW 7213

Title: Property: A Contemporary Approach
Author: John Sprankling and Raymond R. Coletta
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9781628101980
Price: $230 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Public Law Topics – LAW 7112 (Section 001)

Professor will provide materials.

Special Topics: Advanced Strategies in Legal Analysis – LAW 7V30

None.

Tax and Elder Planning Practicum - LAW 7V91 (Section 502)

None.

Texas Civil Procedure – LAW 7205

Title: O’Connor’s Texas Rules - Civil Trials 2016
Author: Michol O’Connor
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781598392333
Price: $143.10 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.oconnors.com

Texas Criminal Procedure – LAW 7206

Title: O’Connor’s Texas Criminal Codes Plus 2015-16
Authors: George McCall Secrest, Jr.
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2015-16
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9781598392227
Price: $128.25 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Book Store: http://oconnors.com

Title: Principles of Texas Criminal Law
Authors: Gerald S. Reamey
Publisher: Self-Published by Author
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN-13: 9781537147390
Price: $40 (Suggested Retail)
NOTE: STUDENTS MAY REGISTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY ON-LINE ACCESS TO O’CONNOR TITLES USING THEIR LAW SCHOOL EMAIL ADDRESS TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT AT http://www.oconnors.com

Torts – LAW 7401

None.

Transactional and Business Topics – LAW 7121

Professor will supply materials.

Trial Advocacy Topics - LAW 7122 (Section 001)

Professor will provide materials.

Trial Process – LAW 7120

Title: Trial Process: Law, Tactics, and Ethics
Author: J. Alexander Tanford
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Edition: 4th ed
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781422472217
Price: $119 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.caplaw.com/

Wills, Trusts, and Estates – LAW 7325

Title: Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Author: Jesse Dukeminier and Robert H. Sitkoff
Edition: 9th
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9781454824572
Price: $240 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Edition: 2015-17
Publisher: Author House
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9781504929271
Price: $43.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.authorhouse.com/

 

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