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Comparative Criminal Procedure

A guide to English-language resources on comparative criminal procedure. The "Resources by Subject" page contains materials organized by: 1) country or region and 2) notable sub-topics within criminal procedure.

About This Guide

This research guide--originally prepared for Professors Ginsburg and McAdams' Comparative Criminal Procedure Seminar (LAWS 41702)--lists selected English-language resources on comparative criminal procedure.

It focuses on journal articles, book chapters, and treatises covering comparative criminal procedure generally, criminal procedure in multiple jurisdictions, and specialized research topics in comparative criminal procedure such as: arrest, pre-trial detention, interrogation, right to counsel, legal assistance for indigent defendants, discovery, plea bargaining, trial by jury, the privilege against self-incrimination, inquisitorial versus accusatorial systems, role of prosecutors, judges and defense attorneys, cross-examination, exclusionary rules, sentencing, death penalty, criminal appeals, and double jeopardy.

For more information about comparative criminal procedure resources, see Comparative Criminal Procedure:  A Select Bibliography compiled by Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago D'Angelo Law Library.

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