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Books & Resources for JD Program

This guide contains required and recommended materials and resources for each course in the JD program of the JFK School of Law

Required Textbooks

This course uses 1 textbook, located on the West Academic bookshelf

1. Criminal Procedure: Investigative, A Contemporary Approach 2nd Edition
Russell L. Weaver | John M. Burkoff | Catherine Hancock | Steve I. Friedland
ISBN: 9781640201200

First time using this textbook, you will go directly to, locate the book under "Materials Provided by my School," agree to the Terms of Service, then you can view the E-Book. 

What is Criminal Procedure?

Law 318: Criminal Procedure is an in-depth examination and discussion of the development of federal criminal procedure and the evolution of constitutional case law are utilized and applied to landmark cases. This course focuses primarily on the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments and the attendant rights of and limitations upon the individual defendant, law enforcement, the prosecutor, and the criminal defense attorney.

Recommended Resources

Each of the following recommendations are available on your West Study Aids Subscription. Click on each to be redirected to the resource on West Study Aids.

1. A Short & Happy Guide to Criminal Procedure

2. Acing Criminal Procedure

3. Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Procedure

4. Exam Pro on Criminal Procedure