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Criminal Law Basics

Criminal Law Overview

Criminal Law: Summaries and Explanations

These books and articles explain and summarize the basics of Criminal Law

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Criminal Law in Depth

Learn more with these leading works on criminal or search HOLLIS for more resources.


 

Just for fun...

If you'd rather be reading comic books instead of casebooks, why not combine your interests? 

Nathaniel Burney's lady justice from The Illustrated Guide to Law

The Illustrated Guide to Law

 

Criminal defense attorney Nathaniel Burney created  The Illustrated Guide to Law to explain legal topics in comic book form. 

The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law is also available in print for those of us who prefer to read on the beach.

Criminal Law News

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Download recordings of cases commonly read in first and second year courses.

 

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