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West Academic offers best-selling casebooks, treatises, study aids and supplementary products in both print and digital media formats. Authored by renowned figures in academia, these preeminent products have been an indispensable part of the legal world since the earliest part of the 20th century.

West Academic Publishing

West Academic Publishing is a leading provider of textbooks and study aids for the law school market. Publisher of the first commercially available law school casebook in 1908, West Academic Publishing embraces its history of providing the highest quality traditional course books, while also bringing to market innovative materials addressing emerging areas of law and showcasing new teaching methods for law faculty.

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  • American Casebook Series®
  • Interactive Casebook Series®
  • Learning Series
  • Experiencing Law Series
  • Bridge to Practice Series®
  • Developing Professional Skills Series
  • Nutshell Series®
  • Hornbook Series®
  • Concise Hornbook Series™
  • Short & Happy Guide Series®
  • Acing Series®
  • Exam Pro® Series
  • Black Letter Outline Series®
  • Sum & Substance Quick Review Series
  • Sum & Substance Audio Series
  • Logic Maps
  • High Court Case Summaries®

Foundation Press

Foundation Press® is a leading educational publisher of scholarly casebooks and texts for U.S. law professors and law students. Its nationally recognized board of editors consists of outstanding legal scholars and educators, including former deans at Yale, Harvard, the University of Chicago and the University of California Berkeley. This board provides a solid and continuing basis for ensuring the quality of Foundation Press publications.

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  • University Casebook Series®
  • Doctrine and Practice Series®
  • Building Skills Series®
  • Concepts and Insights Series®
  • University Textbook Series®
  • Law Stories Series®


A leader in law school supplementary materials, Gilbert® publishes Law Summaries that cover all of the major law school subject areas. These exceptional, comprehensive study aids are designed to help law students succeed in the classroom and prepare for their bar exams.

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  • Gilbert Law Summaries
  • Law School Legends Audio Series
  • Legalines®