North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, with Subscription to NC Crimes Online through March 1, 2021

Friday, March 1, 2019
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This item is currently unavailable as we prepare to launch updated 2019 content. The School of Government is offering free access to NC Crimes Online during the COVID-19 Pandemic through June 1. For access, visit and register using the code COVIDJUNE2020. 


Package of North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, with a Subscription to NC Crimes Online through May 1, 2020

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Purchase of NC Crimes includes FREE and unlimited access to NC Crimes Online from the time of purchase through May 1, 2020.

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.


The 2018 Cumulative Supplement covers legislation enacted and case law decided from January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2018. It is a companion to North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, which incorporates statutory changes made through the 2011 session of the General Assembly and case law through December 31, 2011. The 2018 supplement now includes automatic access to the Online Edition of NC Crimes for free - through March 1st, 2020.

A package of both North Carolina Crimes and the 2018 Cumulative Supplement is available here.  

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

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Friday, March 1, 2019
Jessica Smith