This page provides both primary and secondary resources regarding criminal law in Virginia. The majority of the page is dedicated to offering assistance to those practicing law in Virginia. Attorneys can find a wealth of information pertaining to the stages of a criminal trial under the “Virginia CLE tab.” Information regarding jury instructions and sentencing can be found near the bottom of the page. Likewise, the treatises may be helpful for users seeking to refresh their familiarity with criminal law and procedure, as well as for those new to the practice of criminal law.
Use these online resources to find Virginia cases, statutes, and other primary legal meterial.
These Primary Print Sources are open to public viewing in the Regent University Law Library.
- Virginia Case Law
- Virginia Codes and Statutes
HeinOnline is a useful tool for finding archived material, especially material dating back to the 19th century. HeinOnline is also good for users who are seeking out international resources or law review journals. The law review journals are, however, only available in PDF format, as are all other sources procured through HeinOnline.
* IMPORTANT NOTE
HeinOnline is accessible via IP recognition while on-campus; When off-campus, users MUST login via Regent's Law Library site.