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Criminal Law & Procedure

A guide designed to provide students with sources related to criminal law and procedure.

Primary Law

Federal Rules and Statutes

Below are links to some of the main federal law statutes. This is not a comprehensive list.


Finding Cases Generally

Key Numbers and Topics

Secondary Sources

Legal Encyclopedias and Treatises

Given the breadth of the topic of Federal Criminal Law, there are many treatises on the subject. Thus linked are pages with every criminal law treatise available on Westlaw and Lexis. Additionally, there are select resources from both.

Study Aids

Study Aids can provide a good introduction to a new area of law and are useful when beginning your research.

Law Review Articles

Law Review Articles often discuss new, developing areas or recommended changes in the law.