Spring 2016 Course Books

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.

Administrative Law – LAW 7326
Title: Administrative Procedure and Practice: Problems and Cases
Authors: William F. Funk, Sidney A. Shapiro, and Russell L. Weaver
Edition: 5th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314286949
Price: $210 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Advanced Legal Research: Business – LAW 7108
Title: Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers 
Authors: Rita W. Moss and David Ernsthausen
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781598848076
Price: $100 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.abc-clio.com/LibrariesUnlimited.aspx

Appellate Advocacy Practicum – LAW 7320
Title: Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy
Author: Mary Beth Beazley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781454830962
Price: $119.00 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Business Associations – LAW 7321
Title: Law of Business Organizations
Authors: Robert Hamilton, Jonathan Macey, and Douglas Moll
Edition: 12th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314285638
Price: $225 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: Statutory Supplement to the Law of Business Organizations
Authors: Robert Hamilton, Jonathan Macey, and Douglas Moll
Edition: 12th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: July 14, 2014
ISBN: 9780314288639
Price: $49 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Business Law Practicum – LAW 7316
Title: Transactional Skills: How to Structure and Document a Deal
Authors: Stephen L. Sepinuck and John Francis Hilson
Publisher: ABA Book Publishing
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781634253550
Price: $99.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://shop.americanbar.org

Title: A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting
Authors: Kenneth A. Adams
Publisher: ABA Book Publishing
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781614388036
Price: $99.95 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://shop.americanbar.org

Title: The Elements of Contract Drafting
Author: George W. Kuney
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781628101935
Price: $69 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: Introduction to Transactional Lawyering Practice
Author: Lisa Alvarez and Paul R. Tremblay
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780314254504
Price: $85 (Suggested Retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Civil Procedure – LAW 7302
NO NEW BOOKS!  Year Long Course.

Clinic – LAW 7V93
Title: Clinic Seminar
Authors: Deborah Epstein, Jane Aiken, and Wallace J. Mlynieo
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780314274946
Price: $95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com

Commercial Law – LAW 7322
Title: Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions
Author: James Brook
Publisher: Aspen Law
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: July 12, 2012
ISBN: 9781454813590
Price: $202 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Constitutional Law – LAW 7314
Title: Constitutional Law
Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Law
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: June 5, 2013
ISBN: 9781454817536
Price: $234 (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: LexisNexis
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781422475539
Price: $49 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/us/

Criminal Law – LAW 7310
Title: Mastering Criminal Law
Authors: Ellen S. Podgor, Peter J. Henning, and Neil P. Cohen
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN-13: 9781594603372
Price: $34 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.caplaw.com/

Title: O’Connor’s Texas Criminal Codes Plus 2015-2016 (edition updated)
Author: George McCall Secrest, Jr.
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2015-2016 annual
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781598392227
Price: $128.25 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.jonesmcclure.com/

Criminal Law Practicum – LAW 7311
Title: I Am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help! How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment
Author: Xavier Amador
Publisher: Vida Press
Edition: 10th Anniversary Edition
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9780967718934
Price: $21.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.vidapress.com/

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

Effective Oral Communications – LAW 7221
Title: Speaking with Power and Style: A Guide for Lawyers and Law Students
Author: Steven Wisotsky
Publisher: NITA
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN-13: 9781601561596
Price: $30 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/

Title: Foolproof: An Attorney’s Guide to Oral Communication
Author: Rebecca Diaz-Bonilla
Publisher: NITA
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781601563446
Price: $45 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/

Evidence – LAW 7318
Title: Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom
Authors: Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781628101003
Price: $215 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Externships – LAW 7288
Title: Ogilvy, Wortham and Lerman's Learning from Practice: A Professional Development Text for Legal Externs, 2d
Authors: J. Ogilvy, L. Wortham, et.al.
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN: 9780314152848
Price: $101 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: In Chambers: A Guide for Judicial Clerks and Externs
Author: Jennifer Sheppard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: March 12, 2012
ISBN-13: 9781454802891
Price: $47.00 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Immigration Law – LAW 7102
Title: Immigration Handbook, 2015 Edition
Edition: 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9781632825957
Price: $61 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/

Income Tax – LAW 7105
Title: Federal Income Tax: A Contemporary Approach
Author: Samuel A. Donaldson and Donald B. Tobin
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN-13: 9780314291370
Price: $200 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Legal Research and Writing II – LAW 7309
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: Legal Research Illustrated
Author: Steven M. Barkan, Barabara A. Bintliff, and Mary Whisner
Edition: 10th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781609300555
Price: $96 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Title: Assignments to Barkan, Bintliff, and Whisner’s Fundamentals of Legal Research and Legal Research Illustrated
Author: Susan T. Phillips, Wendy N. Law, and Joan E. Stringfellow
Edition: 10th
Publisher: West Academic
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781609300579
Price: $37 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com/

Motions Practicum - LAW 7319
Title: Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text with Exercises
Author: Bryan A. Garner
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: August 26, 2013
ISBN-13: 9780226283937
Price: $20 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/index.html

Oil and Gas – LAW 7103
No new books required.

Practice Foundations I – LAW 7313
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: February 20, 2014
ISBN: 9780199891900
Price: $41.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://global.oup.com/

Title: Clinic Seminar
Authors: Deborah Epstein, Jane Aiken, and Wallace J. Mlynieo
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780314274946
Price: $95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: Transactional Lawyering Skills: Client Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation
Author: Richard K. Neumann
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781454822325
Price: $29.00 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Practice Foundations II – LAW 7313
Title: Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Authors: Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, and Bruce Patton
Publisher: Penguin Books
Edition: 3rd
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: $22 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pages/home

Title: Dispute Resolution and Lawyers
Author: Leonard L. Riskin et. al.
Publisher: West Academic Publisher
Edition: 5th
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780314285904
Price: $202 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://store.westacademic.com

Title: Writing to Win: The Legal Writer 
Author: Steven D. Stark
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780307888716
Price: $16.99 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Bookstore: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/

Principles of Accounting and Finance for Lawyers – LAW 7101
Title: Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers
Author: Robert J. Rhee
Publisher: Aspen Law
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: May 7, 2012
ISBN: 9781454813194
Price: $77.00 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.aspenlaw.com/

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: 4th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781454815549
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, 2015-2016 Edition
Author: Susan R. Martyn, Lawrence J. Fox, W. Bradley Wendel
Edition: 2015-16
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781454859116
Price: $50 (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 as a bundle for $79.16

Property – LAW 7411
Title: Property: A Contemporary Approach
Authors: John Sprankling and Raymond R. Colletta
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781628101980
Price: $220 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com

Texas Civil Procedure – LAW 7205
Title: O’Connor’s Texas Rules - Civil Trials 2015
Author: Michal O’Connor
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2015
ISBN: 9781598392081
Price: $143.10 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.jonesmcclure.com/

Texas Criminal Procedure – LAW 7206
Title: O’Connor’s Texas Criminal Codes Plus 2014-2015
Author: George McCall Secrest, Jr.
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Edition: 2014-2015
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781598391961
Price: $112.05 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Toll Free Line: 800-626-6667 (students may receive a discount)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.jonesmcclure.com/

Title: Texas Criminal Procedure
Authors: Gerald S. Reamey and Charles P. Bubany
Publisher: Academic Publishing
Edition: 11th
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781467575713
Price: $n/a (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store:  n/a

Torts – LAW 7401
Title: Torts Cases and Materials
Authors: Victor E. Schwartz, Kathryn Kelly, and David F. Partlett
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 12th
Publication Date: 6/29/2010
ISBN-13: 9781599417042
Price: $225 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://store.westacademic.com

Trial Process – LAW 7120
Title: Trial Process: Law, Tactics, and Ethics
Author: J. Alexander Tanford
Publisher: LexisNexis
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9781422472217
Price: $119 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/us/

Wills, Trusts, and Estates – LAW 7325
Title: Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Authors: Jesse Dukeminier and Robert H. Sitoff
Edition: 9th
Publisher: Aspen Law
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781454824572
Price: $230 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.wklegaledu.com/

Title: Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary 2015-2017
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Edition: 2015-2017
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781504929271
Price: $43.95 (suggested retail)
Publisher’s Online Store: http://www.authorhouse.com/

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