Text Books

Course Materials:
Textbooks vary depending upon the topic taken.

  • Advanced Legal Research: Cohen and Olsons’ Legal Research in a Nutshell, most recent edition; Uniform
    System of Citation
    , most recent edition; and WESTLAW access available from CLS
  • Victim Advocacy: No required textbook
  • Constitutional Law: Barron and Dienes’ Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Criminal Law: Loewy’s Criminal Law in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Bankruptcy Law: No required textbook
  • Family Law: Krause’s Family Law in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Mediation: Nolan-Haley’s Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Estate Planning: Lynn’s Introduction to Estate Planning in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Business Law: No required textbook
  • Immigration Law: Casablanca and Bodin’s Immigration Law for Paralegals
  • Education Law: Alexander and Alexander’s The Law of Schools, Students, and Teachers in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Criminal Procedure: Israel and LaFave’s Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell, most recent edition
  • Intellectual Property: Bouchoux’s Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents and Trade Secrets, most recent edition
  • Water Law: Getche’s Water Law in a Nutshell, most recent edition

Highly Recommended Legal Resources:

  • WESTLAW online legal research access
  • Black’s Law Dictionary, 3rd pocket edition
  • Paralegal Career for Dummies

All textbooks and materials, including WESTLAW access, are available from The Center for Legal Studies by calling
1-800-522-7737 or by using the secure online order form at www.legalstudies.com.