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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.

NC Cases

To locate North Carolina cases in print format, patrons should consult the following digests (located on the first floor of the Law Library): 

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

NC Statutes

North Carolina statutes dealing with crimes and punishment are codified in chapters 14, 15 and 15A of the North Carolina General Statutes.

To locate North Carolina statutes in print format, patrons should consult the following resources (located on the first floor of the Law Library):

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

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

NC Rules

North Carolina Court Rules can be accessed using the following subscription databases and internet resource:

North Carolina's Criminal Procedure Act can be found in Chapter 15A of the North Carolina General Statutes: