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Criminal Law Reporter™

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What this service is:

For the professional edge in your day-to-day practice, rely on the most timely, objective reporting on significant developments, trends, and emerging patterns in criminal law today—Criminal Law Reporter.

What it helps you do:

  • Find out what experienced criminal justice professionals already know—whether you're a defense attorney, prosecutor, judge, or researcher.
  • Safeguard your client interests and stay up-to-date with coverage of federal and state court decisions, federal legislative activities, and administrative developments in criminal law.
  • Understand the impact and implications of current rulings that set precedent, examine new statutes, or tackle controversial issues.
  • Be aware of conflicts in the federal courts of appeals on questions of federal criminal law.
  • Follow U.S. Supreme Court criminal cases from filing through oral argument to final disposition. You're alerted via e-mail as soon as a pertinent decision is made. Detailed information includes titles and docket numbers, articles on oral arguments, and an annual review of the Court's decisions.
  • Make better use of your research time. Bloomberg BNA's experienced lawyer-editors sift through hundreds of cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals, federal district courts, principal courts of the states, and the Court of Military Appeals, reporting the decisions that matter most to criminal lawyers.
  • Get a national perspective on the latest issues, including actions and proposals by the Justice Department, U.S. Sentencing Commission, and other federal agencies, significant federal criminal legislation, appointments to federal offices, and upcoming conferences, courses, and seminars.
  • Rely on in-depth BNA Insights on important criminal justice topics, written by practitioners and academics.
Product Structure

Notification: current reports providing news and developments

Formats and Frequency

Print and Web notification formats are issued and available weekly. Print current reports are indexed quarterly, cumulating annually. Web current reports are archived to 8/07/1996. E-mail summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each report, with URLs to full text articles and documents, are also available.

  • Appeals
  • Arrest
  • Capital punishment
  • Civil liability
  • Civil rights
  • Confrontation and cross-examination
  • Defenses
  • Double jeopardy
  • Drugs
  • Driving
  • Electronic surveillance and wiretapping
  • Entrapment
  • Evidence
  • Firearms
  • Forfeiture
  • Fraud
  • Grand juries
  • Guilty pleas
  • Habeas corpus
  • Immunity
  • Interrogation and confessions
  • Jury trial
  • Money laundering
  • Obscenity
  • Police misconduct
  • Prisons and jails
  • Racketeering
  • Representation by counsel
  • Search and seizure
  • Self-incrimination
  • Sentencing
  • Sex offenses
  • State constitutional law
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Witnesses