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Criminal Law and Procedure

Featured Criminal Law Titles

While users of this guide are advised to browse the various tabs and find the sources which best suit their needs, these treatises are considered the best in their respective fields:

Legal Encyclopedias

Legal encyclopedias provide an alphabetical arrangement of legal subjects.  While the two national encyclopedias (CJS and AmJur) only provide a general overview of legal subjects, state specific legal encyclopedias (such as Strong's NC Index) provide more in-depth discussion, with an emphasis on relevant statutes and case law. 

Form Books

Federal Treatises

Criminal Law Journals

Members of the NCCU Law Community may access articles from the following journals by using HeinOnline or Legaltrac while on-campus.  To access either of these databases from off-campus, patrons must log in to these products with their NCCU username and password.

American Criminal Law Review
Available electronically via HeinOnline or Legaltrac

American Journal of Criminal Law
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Annual Review of Criminal Procedure (formerly part of the Georgetown Law Journal)
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Criminal Law Review (formerly Buffalo Criminal Law Review)
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Criminal Law Brief
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Criminal Law Magazine and Reporter
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Criminal Law Quarterly
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
Available electronically via HeinOnline or Legaltrac

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law
Available electronically via HeinOnline

Western Criminology Review
Available electronically via HeinOnline

*In addition to consulting the aforementioned journals, patrons may also wish to search across the law journal/review collections of HeinOnline, Lexis Advance and Westlaw Edge for pertinent articles in general/primary law journals.