Criminal Law Reporter

Criminal Law Reporter™ is the premier news source for timely, objective reporting on significant developments, trends, and emerging patterns in criminal law today. Find out what experienced criminal justice professionals already know — whether you're a defense attorney, prosecutor, judge, or researcher.




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  • Appeals
  • Arrest
  • Capital punishment
  • Civil liability
  • Civil rights
  • Confrontation and cross-examination
  • Defenses
  • Double jeopardy
  • Drugs
  • 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
  • Witnesses
Key Laws & Regulations Covered
  • Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
  • U.S. Sentencing Guidelines
  • Federal and state criminal laws


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Fattah E-Mail Search Isn't Blocked by Speech-or-Debate
September 16
Suspicionless DNA Testing of Officers Approved
September 16
Death Delayed Is Cruel and Unusual, 9th Cir. Told
September 16
Letter From Grave Violated Confrontation Rights
September 16
Bruton Error Gauged in Context of Other Evidence
September 16
No Facebook Info, Tweets for Accused Murderers
September 16
Counsel Forfeiture Is Reviewed De Novo
September 16
Inmates Held in Local Jail Subject to Federal Law
September 16
2d Cir. Clarifies SORNA Registration Deadlines
September 16
Connecticut Is One-Party-Consent State
September 16
Rough Handling Turned Departure Order Into Seizure
September 16
Wide Truck Twice Crossing Fog Line Justified Stop
September 16
Verdict of Not Guilty Due to Insanity Is Appealable
September 16
Busted Pistol Isn't ‘Concealed Deadly Weapon'
September 16
Promise to Drop Charges Is Strictly Enforced
September 16
Pro Bono Case Ends California Lengthy Solitary
September 16
Microsoft Argues for Data Security in Landmark Appeal
September 16
Firms Must Find Fraudsters to Duck Penalties, DOJ Says
September 16
Grassley Weighing Action on E-Mail Privacy, Aide Says
September 16
California Legislature Clears Digital Data Warrant Bill
September 16
Rule Limits When Attorneys May Report Child Abuse
September 16
Convictions Questioned as Car Flaws Raise Crash Doubts
September 16
15-245 Mann v. United States
September 16
15-248 Kelley v. United States
September 16
15-250 In re Pitonyak
September 16
15-251 McRae v. Doering
September 16
15-253 Stanfield v. Idaho
September 16
15-259 Zamiara v. King
September 16
15-271 Reed v. Kansas
September 16
15-275 Chamberlain v. Virginia
September 16
15-276 Kansas v. Dull
September 16
15-282 Mathis v. City of Morrow
September 16
15-285 Anderson v. United States
September 16
15-294 Raub v. Campbell
September 16
15-303 Zavala v. Texas
September 16