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Criminal Law and Procedure

Primary Sources

Primary sources are items passed by an authorized governing body.  This includes such things as constitutions, statutues (laws), administrative regulations, and case law.  Under the pulldown menus on the "Primary Sources" tab are examples of primary sources at both the state and federal level.   

Federal Cases

To retrieve federal cases in print, patrons may access asses through these print resources:

United States Supreme Court Cases:

Select Federal District Courts:

To retrieve federal cases in electronic format, patrons affiliated with NCCU Law should consult the following subscription resources (patrons will need to login to these databases after clicking the links below):

To retrieve federal cases in electronic format, public patrons should consult the following internet resources:

Federal Statutes

Federal statutes dealing with federal crimes and punishment are codified in Title 18 of the United States Code (Crimes and Criminal Procedure).

To retrieve federal statutes in print format, patrons may consult the following resources:

To retrieve federal statutes in electronic format, patrons affiliated with NCCU Law may consult the following subscription resources (patrons will need to login to these databases after clicking the links below):

To retrieve federal statutes in electronic format, public patrons may consult the following internet resources:

Federal Rules

The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure may be accessed using the following subscription databases and internet resources:

The Federal Rules of Evidence may be accessed using the following subscription databases and internet resources:

*Patrons will need to login to LexisNexis or Westlaw after clicking these links.