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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Safeguard client interests and stay up-to-date with a national perspective on the latest issues in criminal law. Bloomberg Law'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.

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Topics Covered

  • 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


Product Structure

Notification: current reports providing news and developments.

Formats and Frequency

Available weekly online, with email highlights.