Treatises and Other Secondary Souces
Criminal procedure, Wayne R. LaFave (in UNH Law Library at KF9619 .L34 2009. Also on Westlaw)
Model Penal Code and Commentaries (official draft and revised commentaries), American Law Institute (in UNH Law Library KF 9209.5.A2 M631 1985. Also on Westlaw)
Search and seizure : a treatise on the Fourth Amendment by Wayne R. LaFave (in UNH Law Library at KF9630.L3 S4 2012. Also on Westlaw)
Substantive Criminal Law, Wayne R. LaFave (in UNH Law Library at KF 9219 .L386 2003. Also on Westlaw)
Other, more generic but still very helpful, sources
AmJur 2d and CJS – American Jurisprudence 2d and Corpis Juris Secondum are legal encyclopedias which provide a broad overview of legal topics with annotations to state and federal cases. (examples of “criminal” subject headings include “search and seizure,” “former jeopardy,” “larceny,” etc.) (Available in our library on the second floor or, Westlaw “CJS” or Lexis “American Jurisprudence 2d”)
Note: there are also “Jurisprudences” for states as well. (e.g. Illinois Jurisprudence). Once you find a subject in one “jurisprudence,” that same subject will be the same in any state-level jurisprudence you find.
ALR – American Law Reports, ALR’s are “annotations” of specific questions of law, with well-laid-out compilations of various state and federal cases. (e.g. What Belief that Burglary Is in Progress or Has Recently Been Committed is Exigent Circumstance Justifying Warrantless Search of Premises, 64 A.L.R.5th 637 (1998)) (In our library on first floor or, Westlaw “ALR” or Lexis “ALR”)
Periodicals, blogs, and Current Awareness:
The Criminal Law Reporter, A weekly reporter summarizing and analyzing recent state and federal criminal decisions published by Bloomberg BNA. BNA is available to UNH Law students and faculty on the library database page.
Crim Prof Blog : A nationally recognized criminal law blog coming from the University of San Diego School of Law
SCOTUSblog: a blog published by the Akin Gump supreme court practice group following the activities of the U.S. Supreme Court including a Round Up, Analysis, and oral argument transcripts.