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Criminal Law and Procedure

This LibGuide highlights secondary sources that may be useful for obtaining background information regarding criminal law/procedure. In addition, it features secondary sources that can assist with the location of primary sources of law in North Carolina.

North Carolina Treatises

Treatises are written by experts in the field, and can serve multiple functions.  Most treatises explain and summarize the law, while others provide commentary and criticism.  Written with practicing attorneys in mind, they tend to be more "real world" focused than study aids.  For more treatises, consult our online catalog

Federal Treatises