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Property Law: A Selected Bibliography

Updated by
Renee Y. Rastorfer

Head of Research Services

July 2013

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Study Aids

Books and Treatises

Dictionaries

Journals

Handbooks

Internet Resources

Electronic Databases

 

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Below is a list of Library of Congress subject headings relating to the topic of property. Once you find an appropriate heading, you can enter a subject heading search on the WILDPAC online catalog. You can also use one resource subject heading to link to more resources.

Foreclosure     Real Property
Land Use     Real Property and Taxation
Landlord and Tenant  Real Property - Dictionaries
Mortgage Loans - United States                                               Real Property - Tax
Property   Real Property - United States Cases
Property Tax       Real Property - Valuation
Real Estate Business Law  Right of Property
Real Estate Investment

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 Study Aids

Roger Bernhardt & Ann M. Burkhart, Real Property in a Nutshell (6th ed., West Group 2010). Reserve KF570 .Z9 B47 2010.

Ray A. Brown, The Law of Personal Property (3rd ed., Callaghan 1975). Reserve KF705 .B76 1975.

Barlow Burke & Joseph A. Snoe, Property: Examples and Explanations (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2012). Reserve KF560 .B87 2011.

Herbert Hovenkamp & Sheldon F. Kurtz, The Law of Property: An Introductory Survey (5th ed., West Group 2001). Reserve KF570 .S53 2001.

Sheldon F. Kurtz, Moynihan's Introduction to the Law of Real Property: An Historical Background of the Common Law of Real Property and its Modern Application (5th ed., 2011). Reserve KF570 .M684 2011.

John Copeland Nagle, Questions & Answers Property: Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions and Answers (2003). Reserve KF560 .N34 2003.

Joseph W. Singer, Introduction to Property (2nd ed., Aspen Law & Business 2005). KF570 .Z9 S56 2005.

John G. Sprankling, Understanding Property Law (2d ed. 2012). Reserve KF561 .S67 2007.

William B. Stoebuck & Dale A. Whitman, The Law of Property (3rd ed., West Pub. Co. 2000). Reserve KF570 .C86 2000.

 

Books and Treatises

Ralph E. Boyer, The Law of Property: An Introductory Survey (5th ed., West Pub. Co. 2001). Reserve KF570 .S53 2001.

A. James Casner, American Law of Property: A Treatise on the Law of Property in the United States (Little, Brown 1952). KF561 .A431 1952 (updated by means of pocket parts).

Sheldon F. Kurtz, Moynihan's Introduction to the Law of Real Property: An Historical Background of the Common Law of Real Property and its Modern Application (5th ed., 2011). Reserve KF570 .M684 2011.

Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, Cases and Materials on Real Estate Transfer, Finance and Development (6th ed., West Pub. Co. 2009). KF694 .N4 2009.

Richard R. Powell, The Law of Real Property (LEXIS Pub. 1949-). Reserve KF570 .P57.

Richard R. Powell & Patrick J. Rohan, Powell on Real Property (abridged ed., Matthew Bender 1968). KF570 .P57 1968.

Joseph W. Singer, Introduction to Property (2nd ed., Aspen Law & Business 2005). KF570 .Z9 S56 2005.

William B. Stoebuck & Dale A. Whitman, The Law of Property (3rd ed., West Pub. Co. 2000). Reserve KF570 .C86 2000.

James L. Winokur, American Property Law: Cases, History, Policy, and Practice (Michie Co. 1982). KF569 .W56 1982.

 

Dictionaries

Jack P. Friedman, Jack C. Harris & J. Bruce Lindeman, Dictionary of Real Estate Terms (7th ed., Barron's 2008). Reference KF568.5 .F75 2008.

 

Journals

The Appraisal Journal (American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers). Vol. 1-present (1965-present)

The Connecticut Real Estate Law Journal (Butterworth Legal Publishers). KFC3726 .A15 C65. Vol. 1-16 (1982-1999).

The Practical Real Estate Lawyer (American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education). Vol. 1-present (1985-present). LexisNexis, vol. 12-present (1996-present). (Database: PRACRL)

Probate and Property: the Magazine of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association (American Bar Association). Vol. 1-present (1987-present). Selected coverage on Westlaw, vol. 1-present (1987-present). (Database: PROBPROP)

Real Estate Law Journal (Warren, Gorham & Lamont). Vol. 1-present (1972-present). Westlaw, vol. 14-present (1986-present). (Database: WGL-RELJ)

Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal (American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law). Vol. 1-present (1966-present). HeinOnline, vol. 1-45 (1966-2011).

 

Handbooks

Joshua Stein, A Practical Guide to Real Estate Practice (American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education 2001). KF665 .S83 2001.

 

Internet Resources

Cornell University Law School/Wex: Real Property

FindLaw for Legal Professionals: Property Law and Real Estate

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Virtual Chase: Teaching Legal Professionals How to Do Research-Real Estate Law

 

Electronic Databases

LexisNexis: This database provides various real property resources including cases, statutes & legislative materials, law reviews & journals, legal news, public records, treatises & analytical materials, general news, and other information. From the Legal tab, selecting "Area of Law by Topic," then "Real Estate" will lead to a directory of these resources.

Westlaw: Real property materials can be found in Westlaw databases. A few databases are listed below. You can also put either the name of a resource, or search terms, into the "search for a database" box that appears in the left-hand navigational bar on Westlaw Classic, or into the universal search box at the top of the page on WestlawNext.

All State and General Real Property Forms - RPFORM-ALL

Individual State Real Property Cases - XXRP-CS (where XX represents the postal code for the state)

Multistate Real Property Cases - MRP-CS

Real Property - Law Reviews, Texts and Bar Journals - RP-TP

Westlaw Topical Highlights Real Property - WTH-RP