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NC Crimes, Seventh Edition, 2012: Online Subscription

Friday, March 9, 2018
North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime online edition

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The School of Government is excited to offer a new, web-based edition of North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, by Jessica Smith. Your subscription includes future enhancements and updates to the product through May 1, 2019


Features of the online version include:

  • Keyword searching
  • Linking to cross-references
  • Printable pages throughout the site
  • Accessibility anywhere your electronic device can connect to the Internet
  • Collapsible and expandable statutes


The seventh edition updates the sixth edition with new offenses, legislative changes, and case law. New features of this edition include full case citations and case names replacing shortened case citations; a table of cases; and many new additional notes, such as those regarding charging issues, multiple convictions and punishments, defenses, and exceptions. Also, an improved book design will make this edition easier to use and ensure that readers quickly find what they need. The seventh edition replaces the sixth edition, 2007, and all previous editions and supplements.


See the North Carolina Crimes webpage for more information about this title.

Please note that each subscriber needs a unique email address and password to access and receive information about this resource.

Publication date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
Page count: 
Table of Contents, Preface, and Introduction (NC Crimes 7th ed table of contents and introduction, 687.16 KB)
First-Degree Murder (NC Crimes 7th ed sample chapter - first-degree murder, 94.21 KB)