Legal Treatises

Treatises can provide an excellent overview or an exhaustive analysis of an area of law. For recommendations or questions about legal treatises, UCI Law community members can contact the reference desk by email: refdesk@law.uci.edu.

Treatises at UCI Law

UCI Law Library Guide to Legal Treatises: libguides.law.uci.edu/treatises

  • Our guide lists selected major legal treatises, with a U.S. focus on Federal and California law. You'll find scholarly titles with extensive analysis, and some more practice-oriented titles as well.
  • Some of our most popular treatise topics include:

Wondering what exactly "treatise" means in the context of legal research? We explain: libguides.law.uci.edu/treatises/about

More Recommendations

Other U.S. law school libraries also highlight selected legal treatises by subject. Two popular guides are from the Georgetown and Harvard law libraries: