This page provides a select list of treatises and practice guides available in print and electronic format at the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library. Click on the hyperlinked title of the resource to access the Law Library catalog record for the item. The catalog record will contain links to online databases where available.
The Rutter Group and CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar) publish excellent California-specific practice guides. You can find links to these resources under the relevant subject heading.
Summary of California Law (11th ed.) by B.E. Witkin et al.
California Procedure (5th ed.) by B.E. Witkin et al.
California Civil Procedure Before Trial (4th ed.) by Linda Compton et al.
Rutter California Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial by Robert I. Weil et al.
Rutter California Practice Guide: Civil Trials and Evidence by William E. Wegner et al.
California Trial Practice: Civil Procedure During Trial (3rd ed.) by Linda Compton et al.
Post-trial and Appeal
Rutter California Practice Guide: Enforcing Judgments and Debts by Judge Alan M. Ahart
Rutter California Practice Guide: Civil Appeals and Writs by Jon B. Eisenberg et al.
Labor and Employment Law by N. Peter Lareau
The Developing Labor Law (7th ed.) by ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, John E. Higgens (ed.)
Privacy in Employment Law (4th ed.) by Matthew W. Finkin
Employment Discrimination (2nd ed.) by Lex K. Larson
Employment Discrimination Law (5th ed.) by Barbara T. Lindemann et al.
Workplace Harassment Law (2nd ed.) by Barbara T. Lindemann & David D. Kadue
Unjust Dismissal by Lex K. Larson & Susan G. Daniels
Employee Benefits Law (3rd ed.) by ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
Advising California Employers and Employees by Bonnie Bogue & David Peyerwold
California Employment Law by M. Kirby Wilcox et al.
Rutter California Practice Guide: Employment Litigation by Ming W. Chin et al.
Labor & Employment in California: Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations, and Practices by Bernadette M. O'Brien et al.
Entertainment Industry Contracts: Negotiating and Drafting Guide by Donald C. Farber (ed.)
Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts: Agreements and the Law (3rd ed.) by Alexander Lindey & Michael Landau
Entertainment Law: Legal Concepts and Business Practices by Thomas D. Selz, et al.
Fundamentals of Sports Law (2nd ed.) by Walter T. Champion, Jr.
Art Law: The Guide for Collectors, Investors, Dealers, and Artists (4th ed.) by Ralph E. Lerner & Judith Bresler
Treatise on Environmental Law by Frank P. Grad
Law of Environmental Protection by Environmental Law Institute, Sheldon M. Novick, et al.
State Environmental Law by Kenneth A. Manaster & Daniel P. Selmi
California Environmental Law & Land Use Practice by Kenneth A. Manaster & Aniel P. Selmi
Practice Under the California Environmental Quality Act (2nd ed.) by Stephen L. Kostka et al.
Handbook of Federal Evidence (7th ed.) by Michael H. Graham
McCormick on Evidence (7th ed.) by Kenneth S. Broun (ed.)
Federal Rules of Evidence Manual: A Complete Guide to the Federal Rules of Evidence (10th ed.) by Stephen A. Saltzburg et al.
The New Wigmore: A Treatise on Evidence by David Leonard et al.
Weinstein's Federal Evidence: Commentary on Rules of Evidence for the United States Courts (2nd ed.) by Joseph M. McLaughlin (ed.) et al.
Effective Introduction of Evidence in California by Linda A. Compton
California Evidence (5th ed.) by B.E. Witkin et al.
California Family Law Practice and Procedure (2nd ed.) by Kathryn Kirkland et al.
Rutter California Practice Guide: Family Law by William P. Hogoboom & Donald B. King
California Domestic Partnerships and Same-Sex Marriage by Sondra J. Allphin et al.
Immigration Law and Procedure (rev. ed.) by Stanley Mailman et al.
Immigration Procedures Handbook by Austin T. Fragomen
Steel on Immigration Law (2nd ed.)
Nimmer on Copyright (rev. ed.)
Walker on Patents (4th ed.) by R. Carl Moy
IP and Antitrust: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law (2nd ed.) by Herbert Hovenkamp et al.
Gilson on Trademarks by Anne Gilson Lalonde & Karin Green
Law of Computer Technology: Rights, Licenses, Liabilities (4th ed.) by Raymond T. Nimmer
Internet and Online Law by Kent D. Stuckey
Law of the Internet (3rd ed.) by George B. Delta & Jeffrey H. Matsuura
Annotated Model Rules of Professional Conduct (8th ed.) by Ellen J. Bennett et al.
Legal Ethics: the Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibility by Ronald D. Rotunda & John S. Dzienkowski
Legal Malpractice by Ronald E. Mallen & Jeffrey M. Smith
Friedman on Leases (6th ed.)
Nichols’ The Law of Eminent Domain (3rd ed.)
Law of Real Estate Financing by Michael Madison et al.
California Real Estate Law and Practice by Don Augustine et al.
Miller & Starr California Real Estate (3rd ed.)
Advising California Common Interest Communities by Curtis C. Sproul et al.
California Real Property Sales Transactions (4th ed.) by Janis L. Blanchette
Rutter California Practice Guide: Real Property Transactions by Dennis L. Greenwald & Michael Asimow
California Mortgages, Deeds of Trust, and Foreclosure Litigation by Roger Bernhardt
Federal Securities Act of 1933 by A.A. Sommer, Jr.
Federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by A.A. Sommer, Jr.
Fundamentals of Securities Regulation (6th ed.) by Louis Loss et al.
Securities and Federal Corporate Law (2nd ed.) by Harold S. Bloomenthal
Treatise on the Law of Securities Regulation (6th ed.) by Thomas L. Hazen
Practice Under the California Securities Laws by Harold Marsh, Jr.
Federal Taxation of Income, Estates, and Gifts (3rd ed.) by Boris I. Bittker & Lawrence Lokken
The Law of Federal Income Taxation by Jacob Mertens
Federal Income Taxation of Individuals (3rd ed.) by Boris I. Bittker et al.
Taxation of Exempt Organizations by Frances R. Hill & Douglas M. Mancino
Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (4th ed.) by William S. McKee et al.
Partnership Taxation (7th ed.) by Arthur B. Willis et al.
Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders (7th ed.) by Boris I. Bittker & James S. Eustice
Scott and Ascher on Trusts (5th ed.) by Mark L. Ascher et al., KF 730 .S3 (Second Floor), multi-volume
Page on the Law of Wills (4th ed.) by William H. Page
California Trust Administration (2nd ed.) by Karen E. Anderson et al.
Drafting California Irrevocable Trusts (3rd ed.) by John R. Cohan & Marc M. Stern
Drafting California Revocable Trusts (4th ed.) by Jeffrey A. Dennis-Strathmeyer et al.
California Estate Planning by Richard S. Aiello, et al.
California Wills & Trusts by John A. Hartog & Albert G. Handelman
Rutter California Practice Guide: Probate by Bruce S. Ross et al.
California Probate Practice by Jayne Lee
California Trust and Probate Litigation by David W. Baer et al.
Land Use Law (6th ed.) by Daniel R. Mandelker
Zoning and Land Use Controls by Patrick J. Rohan & Eric D. Kelly
American Law of Zoning (5th ed.) by Patricia E. Salkin
American Land Planning Law: Land Use and the Police Power (3rd ed.) by Norman Williams & John M. Taylor
California Land Use Practice by Adam U. Lindgren et al.
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