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Secondary Sources for Law Materials: Treatises

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Treatises are simply books, either one-volume or multivolume books, that provide in-depth treatment of a legal subject. 


Hornbook Series

Hornbooks explain the law in depth with insights into the law's historical development and also its contemporary issues and future directions.


Nutshell series 

Nutshells are compact, soft-covered study guides that explain the most important issues of law, highlighting key cases and statutes.

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