The following books were useful to me in preparing the historical portion of this book:
Freidman Lawrence M. A History of American Law. Simon and Schuster, 1973.
Holmes Oliver Wendell Jr.,. The Common Law. Little, Brown and Company, 1881.
Kimball Spencer L. Historical Introduction to the Legal System. West Publishing Company, 1966.
Additionally, during the years I have taught criminal law, I have relied upon the following codes, texts and treatises in shaping my own understanding of the criminal law.
American Law Institute. Model Penal Code and Commentaries. American Law Institute, 1962.
Dressler Joshua. Understanding Criminal Law. Matthew Bender, 1995.
Fletcher George P. Rethinking Criminal Law. Little, Brown and Company, 1978.
Lafave Wayne R., and Austin Scott Jr. LaFave and Scott's Hornbook on Criminal Law. West Publishing Company, 1986.
Moenssens Andre A., Fred E. Inbau, and Ronald J. Bacigal. Cases and Comments on Criminal Law. 5th ed. The Foundation Press, 1992.