This guide is intended to help someone interested in criminal law and procedure begin their research. Criminal substantive law and procedural law are two different topics that are often discussed together, so we have put them together in this guide. There is a focus on federal law resources in this guide, but a page is dedicated to Florida criminal law.
Since this topic is so vast, this is a list of current hot topics that might interest you.
Drug Crime Policy
Mental Health Needs in the Criminal Justice System
Alternatives to Incarceration and Juvenile Detention Reform
Civil and Constitutional Law
Child Support and Incarceration
DNA and Forensics
(List taken from National Conference of State Legislatures)