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Asher, Robert, Lawrence B. Goodheart, and Alan Rogers, eds. Murder on Trial: 1620-2002. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

Barlow, Hugh D. Criminal Justice in America. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2000.

Chapin, Bradley. Criminal Justice in Colonial America, 1606-1660. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press. 1983.

Chermak, Steven and Frankie Y. Bailey, eds. Crimes of the Centuries: Notorious Crimes, Criminals, and Criminal Trials in American History. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2016. 3 vols.

Chiasson, Lloyd Jr., ed. Illusive Shadows: Justice, Media, and Socially Significant American Trials. Westport: Praeger, 2003. “Salem,” Amistad,” Civil War Sioux” [KF220 .I438 2003]

Chiasson, Lloyd Jr., ed. The Press on Trial: Crimes and Trials as Media Events. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1997. “Boston Massacre,” “John Brown,” “Haymarket Riot,” Lizzie Borden.” 

Dershowitz, Alan M. America on Trial: Inside the Legal Battles that Transformed our Nation. New York: Warner Books, 2004. [KF220 .D368 2004].

Fede, Andrew. Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic World. Athens: U Georgia Press, 2017


Ferguson, Robert A. The Trial in American Life. Chicago: U Chicago Press, 2007. “John Brown,” “Mary Surratt.” [KF220 .F39 2007  & E-Book]

Finkelman, Paul, ed. Slavery and the Law. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. [Library has print & E-book of 1997 ed. only]

Fitzgerald, Monica D. Puritans Behaving Badly: Gender, Punishment, and Religion in Early America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020, [link].

Gordon-Reed, Annette. Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2002. [KF385.A4 R33 2002-HOLD]

Hall, Kermit L., and Peter Karsten. The Magic Mirror: Law in American History, 2nd Ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2009, [KF352 .H35 2009].

Hall, Kermit L., Paul Finkelman, and James W. Ely, Jr., eds. American Legal History: Cases and Materials, 3rd Ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2005. [they are up to 4th, 2011], [KF352.A7 H35 2005].

Hamblin, P.R., ed. United States criminal history: being a true account of the most horrid murders, piracies, high-way robberies, &c.: together with the lives, trials, confessions, and executions of the criminals, compiled from the criminal records of the counties. Fayetteville, NY, 1836. 

Hoffer, Peter Charles, and N.E.H. Hull. Murdering Mothers: Infanticide in England and New England, 1558-1803. New York: New York UP, 1981. [HV6541.G72 E54]

Hoffer, Peter Charles. Law and People in Colonial America, Rev. Ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1998. [KF361 .H63 2019].

Johnson, John W., ed. Historic U.S. Court Cases: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 2001. 2nd ed. 2 vols. [KF385.A4 J64 2001].

Knappman, Edward W. Stephen G. Christianson, and Lisa Paddock, eds. Great American Trials. 2 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2002. [KF220 .G74 2002-Lib Use Only]

Lane, Roger. Murder in America: A History. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 1997. [HV6524 .L36 1997]

Morris, Richard B. Fair Trial; Fourteen Who Stood Accused, from Anne Hutchinson to Alger Hiss. New York: Harper & Row, 1967. [KF220 .M6 1967].

Nann, John B., and Morris L. Cohen. The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History. New Haven: Yale UP, 2018.

Pole, J.R. Contract & Consent: Representation and the Jury in Anglo-American Legal History. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. Library has print & e-book

Rapaport, Diane. The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, [2007] [HV6793.N295 R36 2007]. Roth, Randolph. American Homicide. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2009, 

Schuetz, Janice. The Logic of Women on Trial: Case Studies of Popular American Trials. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. “Rebecca Nurse,” “Mary Surratt,” Lizzie Borden” [KF220 .S383 1994].

Tomlins, Christopher, ed. Cambridge History of Law in America. 3 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008. [KF352 .C36 2008].