Criminal Court Reads

When taken to court, criminal matters involve very high stakes for anyone involved. Therefore, developing knowledge of the criminal process beyond TV dramas and movies is vital for an individual’s ability to advocate for themselves and for others in their community.

You can learn more about this topic through the upcoming PMC Shares series, in partnership with Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the Allegheny County Law Library (register here for the February 2 program). This presentation will provide a comprehensive look at Criminal Court from arrest to trial to appeal, elucidating possible outcomes and identifying key moments, terms, and ideas in the criminal process.

Check out some titles from our catalog below to further your knowledge on the Criminal Court system.

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The History of Criminal Law

The History of Criminal Law examines all aspects of criminal law in the United States. It discusses the laws surrounding many different crimes and shows how crimes can impact laws. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index.