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About Nutshells

Nutshells are compact guides that provide a succinct, yet thorough overview of a particular area of the law with an emphasis on key cases and statutes.

Nutshells, A-C

Accounting and finance for lawyers in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve HF5635 .M49 2017

Fifth edition - Lower Level HF5635 .M49 2013

Administrative law and process in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF5402 .L48 2017

Administrative law of health care in a nutshell

Reserve KF3821 .K46 2017

Admiralty in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF1104 .M36 2017

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF1104 .M36 2010

Adoption laws in a nutshell

Reserve KF545 .K38 2012

Advanced criminal procedure in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF9619 .C34 2016

Second edition - Lower Level KF9619 .C34 2006

Agency, partnership, and the LLC in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF1375 H95 2016

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF1375 .H95 2012

Agricultural law in a nutshell

Reserve KF1682 .M35 2017

Alternative dispute resolution in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF9084 .N65 2013

Third edition - Lower Level KF9084 .N65 2008

American Indian law in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF8205 .C36 2015

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF8205 .C36 2009

American law and the American legal system in a nutshell

Reserve and Lower Level KF385 .B65 2006

Animal law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF390.5.A5 A64 2016

First edition - Lower Level KF390.5.A5 A64 2011

Antitrust law and economics in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF1652 .G44 2004

Arbitration law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF9085 .C36 2017

Third edition - Lower Level KF9085 .C36 2012

Art law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF4288 .D82 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF4288 .D82 2006

Banking and financial institutions law in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KF974 .L68 2019

Eighth edition - Lower Level KF974 .L68 2014

Bankruptcy and related law in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KF1501 .E673 2017

Eighth edition - Lower Level KF1501 .E673 2013

Bioethics and law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF3821 .J63 2016

First edition - Lower Level KF3821 .J63 2009

Broker-dealer regulation in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF1071 .H39 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF1071 .H39 2011

Business associations in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF1355 .S53 2010

Second edition - Lower Level KF1355 .S53 2006

Business structures in a nutshell

Reserve KF1384 .S53 2003

California civil procedure in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KFC995.Z9 S56 2012

Third edition - Lower Level KFC995.Z9 S56 2008

Children and the law in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF479 .R36 2018

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF479 .R36 2015

Civil procedure in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF8840 .K34 2018

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF8840 .K34 2013

Class actions and other multi-party litigation in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF8896 .K586 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF8896 .K586 2012

Climate change and sustainable development law in a nutshell

Reserve KF3783 .N64 2011

Community property in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF526.Z9 M46 2018

Third edition - Lower Level KF526.Z9 M46 2014

Comparative legal traditions in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve K559 .G43 2016

Third edition - Lower Level K559 .G43 2008

Conflicts in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF411 .S53 2016

Third edition - Lower Level KF411 .S53 2005

Constitutional analysis in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF4550.Z9 B24 2019

Second edition - Lower Level KF4550 .B24 2003

Constitutional law in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KF4550 .B27 2017

Eighth edition - Lower Level KF4550 .B27 2013

Construction law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF902 .C35 2019

First edition - Lower Level KF902 .C35 2015

Consumer protection law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF1609 .M33 2016

Third edition - Lower Level KF1609 .M33 1999

Contracts in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF801 .R63 2017

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF801 .R63 2010

Copyright law in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF2994 .L34 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF2994 .L34 2011

Corporate finance in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF1428 .H33 2015

Second edition - Lower Level KF1428 .H33 2011

Criminal law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF9219 .L63 2009

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF9219 .L63 2003

Criminal procedure : constitutional limitations in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KF9619 .I77 2020

Eighth edition - Lower Level KF9619 .I77 2014

Cross examination in a nutshell

Reserve KF8920 .B58 2018

Cybersecurity and privacy law in a nutshell

Reserve KF390.5.C6 K47 2019

Nutshells, D-I

Death penalty in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF9227.C2 S774 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF9227.C2 S774 2013

Depositions in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF8900 .D46 2016

First edition - Lower Level KF8900 .D46 2011

Elder law in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF390.A4 F753 2019

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF390.A4 F753 2014

Election law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF4886 .T65 2017

First edition - Lower Level KF4886 .T65 2013

Electronic discovery and digital evidence in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF8902.E42 S344 2016

First edition - Lower Level KF8902.E42 S344 2009

Employee benefit plans in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3512 .C66 2003

Employment law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF3455 .C677 2017

Third edition - Lower Level KF3455 .C677 2009

Energy law in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF2120 .T66 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF2120 .T66 2011

Entertainment law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF4290 .B87 2017

Third edition - Lower Level KF4290 .B87 2013

Environmental law in a nutshell

Tenth edition - Reserve KF3775 .F56 2019

Ninth edition - Lower Level KF3775 .F56 2014

Estates, future interests, and powers of appointment in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF605 .G35 2018

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF605 .W33 2014

European Union law including Brexit in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KJE949 .F55 2017

Eighth edition - Lower Level KJE949 .F55 2014

Evidence in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF8935 .R64 2012

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF8935 .R64 2007

Excellence in the workplace : legal & life skills in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF297 .K38 2018

First edition - Lower Level KF297 .K38 2007

Family and medical leave in a nutshell

Reserve KF3531 .D43 2000

Family law in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF505 .K72 2019

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF505 .K72 2017

Federal appellate practice and procedure in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF9050 .C37 2017

First edition - Lower Level KF9050 .C37 2008

Federal civil jurisdiction in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF8858 .M85 2019

First edition - Lower Level KF8858 .M85 2015

Federal courts in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF8858 .C76 2016

Federal disability law in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF480 .T81 2019

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF480 .T81 2016

Federal estate and gift taxation in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF6572 .M35 2016

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF6572 .M35 2011

Federal income taxation of corporations and stockholders in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF6464 .B87 2019

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF6464 .B87 2014

Federal income taxation of estates, trusts, and beneficiaries in a nutshell

Reserve KF6584 .M43 2017

Federal income taxation of individuals in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF6369 .M35 2012

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF6369 .M35 2004

Federal income taxation of partners and partnerships in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF6452 .B87 2020

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF6452 .B87 2017

Federal jurisdiction in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF8858 .C76 1999

Federal law of employment discrimination in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF3464 .P583 2017

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF3464 .P583 2013

Federal multidistrict litigation in a nutshell

Reserve KF8900.K59 2020

Federal rules of evidence in a nutshell

Tenth edition - Reserve KF8935 .G72 2018

Ninth edition - Lower Level KF8935 .G72 2015

Fintech law in a nutshell

Reserve KF974..B78 2020

First Amendment law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF4770 .B36 2018

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF4770 .B36 2008

Foreign investment law including investor-state arbitrations in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve K3830 .F64 2019

First edition - Lower Level K3830 .F64 2016

Gaming law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF3992 .C43 2018

First edition - Lower Level KF3992 .C43 2012

Global Internet law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF390.5.C6 R87 2019

Third edition - Lower Level KF390.5.C6 R87 2016

Government contracts in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF850 .K49 2016

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF850 .K49 2011

Health care law and ethics in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3821 .H34 2011

Second edition - Lower Level KF3821 .H34 1999

Historic preservation law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF4310 .B76 2018

First edition - Lower Level KF4310 .B76 2014

Immigration law and procedure in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF4819 .W44 2017

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF4819 .W44 2011

Insurance law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF1164 .D6 2016

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF1164 .D6 2003

Intellectual property : patents, trademarks, and copyright in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF2979 .M48 2018

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF2979 .M48 2012

Intellectual property and unfair competition in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF1609 .M348 2013

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF1609 .M348 2009

International business transactions in a nutshell

Tenth edition - Reserve K3943 .F6 2016

Ninth edition - Lower Level K3943 .F6 2012

International criminal law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KZ7050 .S74 2019

First edition - Lower Level KZ7050 .S74 2014

International environmental law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve K3585 .G87 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level K3585 .G87 2012

International human rights in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve K3240 .B84 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level K3240 .B84 2009

International legal research in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KZ1234 .H64 2017

International project finance in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve K3820 .N53 2015

First edition - Lower Level K3820 .N53 2010

International sales law : CISG in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve K1028.3198 .F473 2018

First edition - Lower Level K1028.3198 .F473 2014

International taxation in a nutshell

Twelfth edition - Reserve KF6419 .D64 2020

Eleventh edition - Lower Level KF6419 .D64 2018

International trade and economic relations in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Lower Level K3943 .F72 2016

International trade and investment in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve K3943 .F7 2000

International trade law including Trump and trade in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve K3943 .F72 2018

Introduction to estate planning in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF750 .L9 2019

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF750 .L9 2014

Introduction to the study and practice of law in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF273 .H4 2017

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF273 .H4 2014

Investment adviser regulation in a nutshell

Reserve KF1072 .H22 2008

Islamic law in a nutshell

Reserve KBP144.H35 2020

Nutshells, J-R

Judicial process in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF8700 .R49 2003

Juvenile justice administration in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF9779 .F45 2018

Third edition - Lower Level KF9779 .F45 2014

Labor and employment arbitration in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3425 .N58 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF3424 .N58 2007

Labor law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF3369 .L39 2008

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF3369 .L39 2000

Land use law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF5698 .W74 2017

Landlord and tenant law in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF590 H45 2018

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF590 .H45 2011

Law and economics in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve K487.E3 H37 2016

Fifth edition - Lower Level K487.E3 H37 2011

Law practice management in a nutshell

Reserve KF318 .M86 2003

Law school competitions in a nutshell

Reserve KF279 .T46 2003

Law school success in a nutshell : a guide to studying law and taking law school exams

Third edition - Reserve KF283 .B87 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF283 .B87 2008

Legal citation in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF245 .T46 2016

Legal drafting in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF250 .H33 2016

Third edition - Lower Level KF250 .H33 2007

Legal ethics in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF306 .R67 2018

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF306 .R67 2013

Legal interviewing and counseling in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF311 .S5 2005

Legal malpractice law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF313 .J63 2016

First edition - Lower Level KF313 .J63 2011

Legal negotiation in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF9084 .T46 2016

Second edition - Lower Level KF9084 .T46 2005

Legal research in a nutshell

Thirteenth edition - Reserve KF240 .C54 2018

Twelfth edition - Lower Level,refof KF240 .C54 2016

Legal writing and analysis in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF250 .B33 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF250 .B33 2009

Legal writing citation in a nutshell

Lower Level KF245 .T46 2008

Legislation and regulation in a nutshell

 Reserve KF4945 .H84 2017

Legislative law and process in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF4933.Z9 D38 2007

Local government law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF5300 .M33 2003

Marijuana law in a nutshell

Reserve KF3891.M2 O83 2017

Mass communication law in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF2750 .C38 2014

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF2750 .C38 2007

Mediation in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF9084 .K678 2014

Second edition - Lower Level KF9084 .K678 2010

Medical liability in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF2905.3 .B682 2017

Third edition - Lower Level KF2905.3 .B682 2011

Mental health law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF3828 .M94 2019

First edition - Lower Level KF3828 .M94 2016

Mergers and acquisitions in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF1477 .O37 2019

Second edition - Lower Level KF1477 .O37 2006

Military law in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF7209 .S53 2013

Third edition - Lower Level KF7209 .S53 2003

Modern public land law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF5605 .G58 2019

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF5605 .G58 2012

NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KDZ944 .F645 2014

Fourth edition - Lower Level KDZ944 .F645 2012

Ocean and coastal management law

Fifth edition - Reserve KF5627 .C48 2019

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF5627 .C48 2015

Oil and gas law in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF1849 .L68 2019

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF1849 .L68 2014

Patent law in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3114 .A714 2018

Second edition - Lower Level KF3114 .A714 2013

Payments law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF957 .N538 2015

First edition - Lower Level KF957 .N538 2005

Personal property in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF705 .B87 2018

Third edition - Lower Level KF705 .B87 2003

Pretrial litigation in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF8900 .D49 2016

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF8900 .D49 2012

Privacy law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF1262 .S75 2014

First edition - Lower Level KF1262 .S75 2008

Products liability in a nutshell

Ninth edition - Reserve KF1296 .P47 2015

Eighth edition - Lower Level KF1296 .P47 2008

Public health law in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3775.Z9 H64 2018

Second edition - Lower Level KF3775.Z9 .H64 2016

Public international law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Lower Level KZ3110 .B84 2013

Real estate finance in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF695 .B78 2018

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF695 .B78 2009

Real property in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF570 .B47 2016

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF570 .B47 2010

Regulated industries in a nutshell

Fourth edtition - Reserve KF2094 .P53 1999

Remedies in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF9010 .T33 2017

Second edition - Lower Level KF9010 .T33 2013

Right of publicity in a nutshell

Reserve KF1262 .M87 2018

Nutshells, S-Z

Sales and leases of goods in a nutshell

Fourth edition - Reserve KF915 .M54 2003

Section 1983 litigation in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF1325.C58 C65 2016

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF1325.C58 C65 2011

Secured transactions in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF1050 .B33 2007

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF1050 .B33 2000

Securities litigation and enforcement in a nutshell

Reserve KF1439 .S34 2016

Securities regulation in a nutshell

Eleventh edition - Reserve KF1439 .R37 2016

Tenth edition - Lower Level KF1439 .R37 2009

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and the law in a nutshell

Reserve KF4754.5 .C65 2017

Social media law in a nutshell

Reserve KF390.5.C6 G36 2017

Special education law in a nutshell

Reserve KF4209.3 .C65 2018

Sports law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF3989 .C477 2017

Third edition - Lower Level KF3989 .C477 2005

State and local taxation and finance in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF6720 .G45 2007

Second edition - Lower Level KF6720 .G45 2000

State constitutional law in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF4550.Z95 M28 2003

Tax policy in a nutshell

Reserve KF6289.85 .H36 2018

Tax procedure and tax fraud in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF6324 .W38 2016

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF6324 .W38 2012

Taxation of S corporations in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF6491 .K34 2017

The first trial : Where do I sit? What do I say? in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF8915.Z9 G59 2016

Second edition - Lower Level KF8915.Z9 G59 2009

The law and policy of sentencing and corrections in a nutshell

Tenth edition - Reserve KF9728 .B72 2017

Ninth edition - Lower Level KF9728 .B72 2013

The law of corporations in a nutshell

Seventh edition - Reserve KF1414 .H35 2016

Sixth edition - Lower Level KF1414 .H35 2011

The law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF3945 .S685 2018

Second edition - Lower Level KF3945 .S685 2007

The law of schools, students, and teachers in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF4119 .A94 2018

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF4119 .A94 2015

The law of tax-exempt organizations in a nutshell

Reserve KF6449 .T39 2011

The law of the sea in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KZA1145 .S64 2010

The legal system of the People's Republic of China in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KNQ68 .C56 2009

First edition - Lower Level KNQ68 .C56 2003

The state and religion in a nutshell

Third edition - Reserve KF4865 .B46 2016

Second edition - Lower Level KF4865 .B46 2004

Torts in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF1250 K53 2015

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF1250 .K53 2010

Toxic torts in a nutshell

Sixth editon. - Reserve KF1299.H39 E37 2019

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF1299.H39 E37 2015

Trade secret law : including the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF3197 .S36 2018

First edition - Lower Level KF3197 .S36 2013

Trademark and unfair competition in a nutshell

Second edition - Reserve KF3180 .J36 2017

First edition - Lower Level KF3180 .J36 2013

Transnational litigation in a nutshell

Reserve - KF8940.P75 B47 2003

Trial advocacy in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF8915 .B48 2017

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF8915 .B48 2013

Trial and lawyering skills in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF8915 .H43 2016

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF8915 .H43 2005

Uniform commercial code in a nutshell

Eighth edition - Reserve KF889 .S85 2012

Seventh edition - Lower Level KF889 .S85 2008

Uniform probate code and Uniform trust code in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF765.Z95 A94 2010

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF765.Z95 A94 2001

Video game law in a nutshell

Reserve KF3994 .N33 2018

Water law in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF5569.3 .G48 2015

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF5569.3 .G48 2009

White collar crime in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF9350 .P63 2015

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF9350 .P63 2009

Wills and trusts in a nutshell

Fifth edition - Reserve KF755 .M46 2017

Fourth edition - Lower Level KF755 .M46 2012

Workers' compensation and employee protection laws in a nutshell

Sixth edition - Reserve KF3615 .H65 2017

Fifth edition - Lower Level KF3615 .H65 2011