Course Books for Fall 2017

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: 9780314286949
Price: $210 (Suggested Retail) $216.00
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Advanced Legal Research - LAW 7108 (Texas) 
None

Bankruptcy I – LAW 7123
TBD 

Business Associations I – LAW 7321 
Title: Law of Business Organizations, Cases, Materials, and Problems
Author: Jonathan Macey, Douglas Moll, and Robert Hamilton
Edition: 13th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781634608138
Price: $233 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: Corporations and Other Business Associations, Statutes, Rules, and Forms
Author: Douglas Moll
Edition: 2017
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: latest
ISBN: 9781683287681
Price: $54 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Civil Procedure I – LAW 7302 
TBD

Clinic – LAW 7V93 Section 502 (Community Lawyering Centers)
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: $95 (Suggested Retail) $98.00
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Clinic - LAW 7V93 Section 501 (Innocence Clinic)
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: $95 (Suggested Retail) $98.00
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 
None.

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 – 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/

Contracts – LAW 7407 Section 001 
None. 

Criminal Law – LAW 7310 
Title: Criminal Law: A Contemporary Approach
Author: Russell L. Weaver, John M. Burkoff, Catherine Hancock
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780314289667
Price: $210 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Criminal Law Topics – LAW 7110

Section 001
TBD

Section 501
OPTIONAL BOOK

Title: Understanding White Collar Crime
Author: J. Kelly Strader
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781522105121
Price: $49 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Effective Oral Communications – LAW 7221 
Title: All Labor Has Dignity (King Legacy Series)
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Publisher: Beacon Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780807086025
Price: $18 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.beacon.org/

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: 978-0992816452
Price: $14.78 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.thereluctantspeakersclub.com/

Title: Magic Words
Author: Tim David
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780735205390
Price: $21 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/

Employment Law I – LAW 7134 – Maslanka

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

Environmental Law II – LAW 7226

Section 001
TBD

Section 501 
TBD

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: 9781628101003
Price: $225 (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: 9781454802891
Price: $52.00 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Family Law – Law 7315 
Title: O’Connor’s Family Code Plus, latest
Authors: Joan Foote Jenkins and Randall B. White
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: latest
Publication Date: latest
ISBN:
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 

Family Law Topics – LAW 7115
TBD  

First Amendment – LAW 7218
TBD

Fundamentals of Being a Lawyer – LAW 7100
None.

Health Care Law I – Law 7146 – Jacobson

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 II – LAW 7212
TBD

Legal Analysis for the Texas Bar III – LAW 7298
Title: If I Don't Pass the Bar I'll Die: 73 Ways to Keep Stress and Worry from Affecting Your Performance on the Bar Exam
Author: Rosemary La Puma
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 9780735578425
Price: $16.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Legal Methods – LAW 7104 
Title: Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument
Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781137550507
Price: $40 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.he.palgrave.com

Title: Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer
Author: Peter T. Wendel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9780735584754
Price: $34.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Legal Writing I – LAW 7301 
Title: Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer
Author: Anne Enquist, Laurel Oates, Jeremy Francis
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 5th
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781454880806
Price: $101 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: A Lawyer Writes: A Practice Guide to Legal Analysis
Author: Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud Rocklin, Sandy Patrick
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781611633979
Price: $45 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.cap-press.com

Title: Elements of Style
Author: William Strunk and E.B. White
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9780205309023
Price: $9.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.mypearsonstore.com/index.asp?partner_select=49

Title: Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
Author: Harvard Law Review et al.
Publisher: Harvard Law Review Association
Edition: 20th
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN-13: 9780692400197
Price: $36
Publisher’s Online Store: https://www.legalbluebook.com/

Title: Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form
Author: Texas Law Review
Publisher: Texas Law Review
Edition: 13th
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 1878674099
Price: $11
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.utexas.edu/law/publications/isbn/trof13_info.html

Oil and Gas II – LAW 7202 
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: $ 215 (Suggested Retail) $221.00
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

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: 9781454830986
Price: $103 (Suggested Retail) $109.00
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.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&

Title: Transactional Lawyering Skills: Client Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation
Authors: Richard K. Neumann, Jr.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer                               
Publication Date: 2012 
ISBN: 9781454822325
Price: $32 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore:  http://www.wklegaledu.com/

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: 9780143118756
Price: $17 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.penguin.com/

Title: Negotiation (Harvard Business Essentials Series)
Author: Micharl 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: 9780143126867
Price: $18 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher's Online Bookstore: http://www.penguin.com

Practice Foundation III – LAW 7335
None.

Practicum – LAW 7V91

Contract Drafting - Section 001 
Title:  Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do
Author: Tina L, Stark
Publisher: Wolters Kluer
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9780735594777
Price: $93 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Tort Law - Section 002 
TBD

Intellectual Property Law - Section 003 
TBD

Elder Law - Section 004 
None

4th Amendment Exceptions in DWI Cases - Section 501 
None

State Criminal Law – Section 501 
Title: Prosecutor Trial Notebook, 2016-18
Author: Diane Burch Beckham
Publisher: Texas District & County Attorneys Association
Publication Date: 2016
Price: $85 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://www.tdcaa.com/

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: $82.00 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Professional Responsibility – LAW 7317
Title: Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law
Author: Lis G. Lerman and Philip G. Schrag
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781454863045
Price: $231 (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, latest
Author: Lis G. Lerman, Philip G. Schrag, and Anjum Gupta
Edition: latest
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: latest
ISBN: 
Price: $38 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Property I – LAW 7213 

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

Special Topics: Advanced Strategies – LAW 7V30  
TBD

Special Topics: Special Problems in Oil and Gas – LAW 7V30 
TBD

Teaching Fellows – LAW 7201 
Title: Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text with Exercises
Author: Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780226283937
Price: $20 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://press.uchicago.edu/

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
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-1454886952
Price: $180 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: O’Connor’s Texas Criminal Codes Plus latest
Authors: George McCall Secrest, Jr.
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: latest
Publication Date: latest
ISBN:
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

Torts – LAW 7401 
None

Torts I – LAW 7216 
TBD

Wills, Trusts, and Estates – LAW 7325 
TBD 

 

 

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