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Criminal Law


Criminal lawyers represent either the state or individuals on a wide range of crimes ranging from simple misdemeanor traffic violations to first degree murder. Settings for criminal lawyers include governmental agencies at either the federal, state or local level, or, in the case of non-indigent defense work, for small or solo private practices.

Web Resources

  • PSJD Careers in Criminal Prosecution - features many resources about prosecutorial careers, including Harvard's Fast Track to a U.S. Attorney's Office and the Yale Criminal Prosecution Guide.
  • PSJD Careers in Public Defense - features extensive resources about public defense work, including NYU's Public Defender Career Handbook and the Harvard Careers in Indigent Defense Guide.
  • Criminal Hypotheticals - an article explaining the type of hypothetical questions that typically arise in criminal law interviews, and how best to prepare for them.
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