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Criminal Procedure: Criminal Procedure Materials

A guide designed for MU Law students on select Law Library resources regarding Criminal Procedures.

Subject Explanation

Criminal Procedure focuses on issues raised by pretrial law enforcement investigatory practices. The principal topics covered are searches and seizures, entrapment, confessions, identification procedures, and the exclusionary rules. The links below provide a more in depth overview on the Criminal Procedure subject matter as well as Federal, and Missouri Criminal Procedure Statutes.


Criminal Procedure: An Overview

Federal Criminal Procedure Statutes

Missouri Criminal Procedure Statutes (Title XXXVII)

CALI tutorials

CALI Tutorials are interactive, computer-based lessons, written by law faculty and librarians.  The lessons and practice questions can be used as preparation for class or as review for an exam.  This link provides access to lessons on Criminal Procedure. 

Exam Bank

MU Law School has prior Criminal Procedure exams available online.

  Where are these books located?

MU Law RESERVE materials are located on the 1st floor plaza level in the room behind the circulation desk.

MU Law REFERENCE materials are located on the 1st floor plaza level of the law library.

MU Law refers to treatises located on the 3rd floor of the law library.

Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aids

DISCLAIMER:  Please remember that supplemental materials are meant to enhance, not replace, the assigned classroom material. If you have a question whether a particular supplement may be useful as a classroom or exam prep aid then ask your professor for guidance.  And, as always, you can ask a librarian for assistance.  More information regarding Mizzou Law Library online study aid subscriptions can be found here

Hard copies of many of the study aids listed below are located in the Reference Room on the first floor of the library.  Please note that the study aids online are generally more up to date than the hard copies.

Criminal Procedure News

Access to BNA Criminal Law Reporters are limited to the MU Law School.  The law reporter contains short articles regarding current events and recent court decisions hat implicate criminal procedure.

The ABA's Criminal Procedure page contains links to short articles regarding recent events that implicate criminal procedure. 


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