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Legal Treatises by Subject

In this guide you will find general resources for various fields of law arranged alphabetically.

Internet and Information Law

​Delta, George B. and Matsuura, Jeffrey H. Law of the Internet. 4th ed. New York : Wolters Kluwer 1998- [Available electronically via VitalLaw to UNC Students and Faculty]. 

The Law of the Internet discusses traditional law in the context of its application to and interpretation in light of the internet. Topics discussed include jurisdiction, antitrust, intellectual property, privacy, contracts, business and tax among others.

Nimmer, Raymond T. Information Law. Boston, MA : Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1996- (2019 Supplement) [KF2979 .N45] [Available electronically via Westlaw to UNC Law Students and Faculty].

This treatise analyzes laws affecting information, including intellectual property, copyright, Federal Communications Commission, First Amendment, privacy and data protection law among others.

Nimmer, Raymond T. Law of Computer Technology : Rights, Licenses, Liabilities. 4th ed. St. Paul, MN : West, 2009- (2019 update) [KF390.5.C6 N56 4th] [Available electronically via Westlaw to UNC Law Students and Faculty].

In discussing legal issues incidental to computer technology, this treatise focuses on intellectual property issues, transactional issues, and other issues such as torts, privacy, and computer crime.

Stuckey, Kent D. Internet and Online Law. New York : Law Journal Seminars-Press, 1996- (2019 update) [KF390.5.C6 S78] [Available electronically via Lexis+ to UNC Law Students and Faculty].

Internet and Online law analyzes the law of contracts, business issues, defamation and factual misstatements, obscenity or indecency, intellectual property, and jurisdiction and litigation issues as they pertain to interactions, actions, and transactions on the internet.

Winn, Jane and Wright, Benjamin. Law of Electronic Commerce. 4th ed. New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2000- [Available electronically via VitalLaw to UNC Students and Faculty]. 

This work focuses on the impact of new technologies on commerce. It examines security, traditional contract principles as they apply to e-commerce, electronic records in litigation, and liability issues.

Ballon, Ian C. E-Commerce & Internet Law : Treatise with Forms. 2nd ed. St. Paul, MN : Thomson Reuters, 2010- [Available electronically via Westlaw to UNC Law Students and Faculty]. 

This treatise is a complete legal authority on e-commerce and Internet law. It covers business-to-business and business-to-customer issues, regulatory issues, and emerging trends. It contains practice tips and forms; nearly 10,000 footnotes; and references to more than 100 unpublished court decisions, many of which are not available anywhere else, and more. 

Scott, Michael D. Scott on Information Technology Law. 3rd ed. Austin, TX : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2007- [Available electronically via VitalLaw to UNC Students and Faculty]. 

This valuable resource helps you to identify and protect your rights and interests in computer technology. It clarifies the important legal principles governing computer technology and illustrates how they are applied. Written in a clear and direct style, this publication offers a real-world perspective on how to structure transactions involving computer products and service such as procurement of systems, development of software, software marketing and distribution, software licensing agreements, maintenance agreements, and service agreements.