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New York Criminal Procedure: Introduction


This research guide is intended to provide users with links to a variety of resources on New York State and Federal Criminal Procedure.  These sources cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Defense Counsel
  • Discovery
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Selection of Charges
  • Speedy Trial
  • Plea Bargaining
  • Jury Selection and Instruction
  • Sentencing
  • Appeals

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The New York Criminal Procedure statutes as annotated in McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York  and New York Consolidated Laws Service are valuable sources of information. Many sections of the Criminal Procedure Laws are annotated with practice commentary that is very useful in understanding how particular sections have been interpreted and applied. These practice commentaries are available both in the print and online versions of the statutes.

Click on the links below to access the online versions.

New York Consolidated Laws Service (Lexis)

McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York (Westlaw)


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Kathleen Darvil
Brooklyn Law School Library

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