Course Books for Spring 2018

The information below is for the print editions of these titles. Students may select another format, such as an e-book, if they prefer. If selecting a non-print format, be careful in thinking ahead how you plan to read for your assignments and review for assessments. Beside the publishers’ online bookstore listed with each title, students may wish to review alternative online bookstores such as Amazon.comTextbook.comAbebooks.com, or untdallas-shop.com. These sites may have better pricing or used copies of the books.

There may be reading assignments for the first day of classes, so we recommend students order books well in advance.

NOTE: Upon check-out at store.westacademic.com, use the discount code UNT2017 to receive 10% off your order. To receive free shipping, just create a West Academic account (or sign in to your existing account) before completing your purchase.

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.

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/

Advocacy Skills Development – LAW 7119
None.

Bankruptcy II – LAW 7223
Title: Bankruptcy: Cases and Materials
Author: Margaret Howard and Lois R. Lupica
Edition: 6th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 201
ISBN: 9781634602525
Price: $222 (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: 9780314288639
Price: $50 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Capstone I – LAW 7294 
Title: Strategies & Tactics for the MBE
Authors: Steven L. Emanuel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 6th
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454873129
Price: $87.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Capstone III – LAW 7296 
None.

Civil Procedure II – LAW 7302
No new books.

Civil Rights – LAW 7219
TBD

Clinic - LAW 7V93 Section 001 (Innocence)
Title: The Clinic Seminar
Author: Deborah Epstein, Jane Aiken, Wallace J. Mlynieo Mlyniec
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 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:  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: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 5th
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454876472
Price: $249 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Constitutional Law II: Federal Criminal Procedure - LAW7323
Title: Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Authors: Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurie L. Levenson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 2rd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781454807131
Price: $194 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Contracts I – LAW 7222
Professor will provide materials.

Dispute Resolution Topics: Civil Settlements – LAW 7111
TBD

Effective Oral Communications – LAW 7221 (Section 501) 
Title: Magic Words: The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words That Motivate, Engage, and Influence
Author: Tim David
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780735205390
Price: $21 (suggested retail)

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: Exactly What to Say: The Magic Words for Influence and Impact
Author: Phil M Jones
Publisher: Box of Tricks Publishing
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN-13: 9780692881958
Price: $14.99 (suggested retail)

Employment Law II – LAW 7234 

Title: Employment Discrimination: A Context and Practice Casebook
Author: Susan Grover, Sandra F. Sperino, Jarod S. Gonzalez
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781611633085
Price: $85 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.cap-press.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/

Externships – LAW 7388 
Title: Learning from Practice: A Text for Experiential Legal Education
Author: Leah Wortham, et al.
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: $52 (suggested retail) 
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Family Law – Law 7315 
Title: George on Texas Family Law: Precedent and Procedure
Authors: Pamela George
Publisher: Edition: 2017-18
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781605031163
Price: $95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.imprimaturpress.com/

Title: O’Connor’s Family Code Plus
Authors: Joan Foote Jenkins and Randall B. White
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2017-18
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781598392753
Price: $112.05 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://oconnors.com 

First Amendment – LAW 7218 
Title: Constitutional Law
Authors: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 5th
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454876472
Price: $249 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Health Care Law II – Law 7246 
Title: Health Law, Cases, Materials and Problems
Author: Barry R. Furrow et al  
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: Abridged 7th
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780314265128
Price: $197 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: 2016 Supplement to Health Law, Cases, Materials and Problems
Author: Barry R. Furrow et al  
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 2016
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781683281979
Price: $29 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

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/

Income Tax I – LAW  7105
Title: Federal Income Tax: A Contemporary Approach
Author: Samuel A. Donaldson and Donald B. Tobin
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN:  9780314291370
Price: $213 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Insurance Law – LAW 7V20 
Title: Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials
Authors: Tom Baker and Kyle D. Logue
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781454874911
Price: $TBD  (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

International Law – LAW 7V12
TBD

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: 3rd
Publisher: CALI
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: NA
Price: $4.91 (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: 2015
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 
Title: Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas
Author: John S. Lowe at al. John S. Lowe at al.
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 6th
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780314285164
Price: $221 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: Forms Manual to Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law
Author: John S. Lowe at al.
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 6th
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9780314285164
Price: $55 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
Author: Daniel Yergin
Publisher: Free Press
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 9781439110126
Price: $22 (suggested retail)

Practice Foundation I: Interviewing and Counseling – 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: 9781454830986
Price: $103 (Suggested Retail) $109.00
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: Negotiation and Conflict Resolutions – 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: 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 School Press
Publication Date: 2003
ISBN: 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: Business of Law – LAW 7335
Professor will supply materials.

Practicum: 4th Amendment Exceptions in DWI Cases (Section 004) - LAW 7V91
None.

Practicum: Advanced Legal Writing from Bar to Practice Readiness (Section 001) - LAW 7V91
None.

Practicum: Contracting Drafting (Section 502) - LAW 7V91
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/

Practicum: Discovery Practice (Section 501) - LAW 7V91
None.

Practicum: Elder Law (Section 003) - LAW 7V91
TBD

Principles of Accounting and Finance for Lawyers – LAW 7101 
Title: Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers
Authors: Robert J. Rhee
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454870432
Price: $82 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: Solid Footing: Building an Accounting Foundation
Authors: Dan Wiegand
Publisher: Micro Solve Inc.
Edition: 10th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9780997381221
Price: $TBD (suggested setail)  

Professional Responsibility – LAW 7317 
Title: Professional Responsibility: A Context and Practice Casebook
Author: Barbara Glesner Fines
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9781594606502
Price: $85 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Title: Examples & Explanations: Professional Responsibility
Author: Bradley Wendel
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454868439
Price: $49.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct, 2017-18 Edition
Author: Susan R. Martyn, Lawrence J. Fox, W. Bradley Wendel
Edition: 2017-18
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781454882404
Price: $52 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: Siegel’s Professional Responsibility: Essay Multi Choice Questions & Answers
Author: James E. Moliterno
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781454809296
Price: $34.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Property I – LAW 7411 
Title: Property: A Contemporary Approach
Author: John Sprankling and Raymond R. Coletta
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781628101980
Price: $230 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Property II – LAW 7214 
Title: Property: A Contemporary Approach
Author: John Sprankling and Raymond R. Coletta
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781628101980
Price: $230 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Public Law Topics: Municipal Law – LAW 7112 
Title: Municipal Law Deskbook
Editor: William J Scheiderich
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781634252454
Price: $89.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/store.aspx

Special Topics: Advanced Strategies in Legal Analysis – LAW 7V30 
None.

Texas Civil Procedure – LAW 7205 
Title: O’Connor’s Texas Rules - Civil Trials 2017
Author: Michal O’Connor
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2017
ISBN: 9781598392586
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: Texas Criminal Procedure
Author: Amanda Peters
Edition:
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781454886952
Price: $180 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Torts II – LAW 7217
No new books.

Trial Advocacy Topics – LAW 7122
None.

Trial Process – LAW 7120 
Title:  Trial Techniques and Trials
Author: Thomas A. Mauet
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 10th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN-13: 9781454886532
Price: $149 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Wills, Trusts, and Estates – LAW 7325
Title: Texas Wills and Estates: Cases and Materials
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Author House
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781496964274
Price: $26.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.authorhouse.com/

Title: Texas Trust Law: Cases and Materials
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Author House
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781524659325
Price: $20.99 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.authorhouse.com/

Title: Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Edition: 2017-19
Publisher: Author House
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781546203261
Price: $43.99 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.authorhouse.com/

 

 

 

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