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Law: Criminal Law

Tips for Finding Books on Criminal Law

Jail Scene

 For court cases or statutes relating to criminal law go to the tab Federal Laws for federal crimes or the New York Laws tab for crimes governed by state law. Most criminal acts are governed by state law.

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To find books about criminal law go to call numbers beginning with KF 9201 or for a social science perspective  go to  call numbers beginning with  HV 6601

 Browse the shelves or browse the catalog for business law books by looking for call numbers 

KF 9201 up to KF 9760
 Criminal Law


Browse the shelves or use the box on the right to browse or search journals and databases.. Consider using the following subject headings to focus your search:

criminal behavior;   criminal courts;   criminal intent;   criminal investigation;   criminal jurisdiction;   criminal justice;   criminal law -- [country or state];    criminal liability;   criminal procedure;    criminal psychology;    criminal records;   criminal statisitics;   criminals

Use our Shelves Directory to locate books in the library.

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Books on Criminal Law

See the following for a selection of Ebooks available for you to download now! Click the links below to see search results from a search on Criminal Law using ebrary and EBSCO:


Use this search box to find books, articles, ebooks, and media.
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E-Journals Finder

Enter "criminal law" in the  search box and scroll down to "title contains" to find the names of over 20 criminal law journals and the databases they are in

Search for  journal by title


Browse journals by subject by selecting Law and then the criminal law journals from the list

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