Available Books

Ernest E Smith Selected Works

This book is a testament to the widespread affection and respect for Professor Smith among students and the oil and gas bar. Five leading energy law organizations have come together to sponsor this publication. In addition, twelve editors from the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law worked over the past year to compile, […]

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Manual on Usage and Style (MoUS)

The Texas Law Review Manual on Usage & Style is a pocket- sized guide to style and usage for legal writing. A convenient and accessible reference tool used by many lawyers and law students. Called MoUS for short, it contains rules on topics including punctuation, capitalization, numbers and symbols, italicization, grammar, word choice, quotations, composition, […]

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Cover of The Blackbook: An Oil and Gas Citation and Legal Research Guide

The Blackbook

The Blackbook is an oil and gas citation and legal research guide intended to supplement The Bluebook and The Greenbook Texas Rules of Form. As a citation guide, The Blackbook demystifies oil- and gas-related citations by setting forth decisive citation form for industry-specific sources — many not addressed in The Bluebook or The Greenbook — […]

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The Greenbook, Texas Rules of Form

The 14th edition of The Greenbook includes significant updates, including: Comprehensive reassessment of citation styles to better reflect needs of Texas practitioners Reassessment was based largely on the results of a survey sent to thousands of Texas practitioners Updated layout and design of content pages for a more streamlined appearance and ease of reading Redesigned […]

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