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This guide is a starting point for research in Criminal Law at the UNM Law Library. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats. If you have any questions, please contact the Law Library’s reference desk at (505) 277-0935 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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HG.org: Criminal Law
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service
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Criminal Law [Legal Information Institute, LII]
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Georgetown's Criminal Law and Justice Research Guide
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Harvard Law Library: Guide to Criminal Law Basics
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