Legal Resources

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Research Guides

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Comparative Criminal Procedure - Guide to print and online resources for comparative criminal procedure research |  

Criminal Justice Information and Assistance for Victims, Juveniles, the Incarcerated, and the Accused - Collection of information about governmental (federal, state, and local) and non-governmental agencies, organizations, and services that provide assistance within the criminal justice system |

Domestic Violence Law - A guide to domestic violence law resources, including sources of federal, state, and international law, practice materials and materials on specific legal issues, as well as news, scholarship, agencies, and organizations |

Examination and Cross-Examination: Getting the Facts Home - Trial transcripts and practice materials on the examination of witnesses |



Immigration Law Information and Assistance - Collection of online resources providing immigration law information & assistance, including laws, federal agencies, U.S., International, region- and subject-specific organizations, agencies, and institutes | 

International Criminal Law - Collection of print and online resources related to International Criminal Law |

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Research - Guide to sources on how to conduct legal ethics and professional responsibility research, with a special focus on New York jurisdiction |



Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Making Your Case - A collection of online resources, including particular trials, trial skills materials, databases, and relevant journals and news |

Prisoners’ Rights Law Resources - This guide includes federal, state, and international primary and secondary sources, in print and online, with a particular focus on special populations and topical issues |

Statutes - Federal and State Criminal Law Statutes - This guide compiles the federal and all fifty states criminal law codes | It lists links to criminal law procedure, evidence, and sentencing when applicable |

Student Project: Right to Counsel - Overview - This research guide facilitates the analysis of the 6th Amendment, right to assistance of counsel |