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Israel, Jerold H.

Alene and Allan F. Smith Professor of Law Emeritus

929 Legal Research
734.763.9868
E-mail israelj@umich.edu
Jerold H. Israel is a nationally recognized authority on criminal law and criminal procedure. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1959 and served two terms as law clerk to Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Israel joined the faculty at the University of Michigan Law School in 1961 and took emeritus status in 1996. He is a coauthor of the most frequently cited criminal procedure treatise, now in its 3rd edition, with seven volumes. He also coauthored an eminent and widely adopted criminal procedure course book, Modern Criminal Procedure. Now in its 12th edition, that book has been used in over 100 law schools by an estimated 400,000 law students. Professor Israel also is a coauthor of a Hornbook on criminal procedure, Concise Hornbooks on criminal investigations and post-investigation procedures, a Nutshell on constitutional criminal procedure, a collection of the leading constitutional decisions in criminal procedure, a course book on white-collar crime, and a Nutshell on white-collar crime. He is the author of numerous law review articles and several bar and government commission reports relating to the legal regulation of the criminal justice system.

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Co-author. "Begriff und Zweck im Recht: Ein Geburtstagsblatt fuer Rudolf von Jhering." N. Jansen, co-author. Zeitschrift fuer Europaeisches Privatrecht, no. 1 (Forthcoming, 2018).

"Better Law", "Interest and Policy Analysis." In European Encyclopedia of Private International Law, edited by J. Basedow, F. Ferrari, P. de Miguel Asensio, and G. Rühl. Edward Elgar, Forthcoming, 2017.

Review of American Legal History, by G. E. White. Zeitschrift fuer Rechtsgeschichte (Forthcoming, 2017).

"Unternehmenshaftung fuer Menschenrechtsverletzunge in den USA: Jenseits des Alien Tort Claims Act." In Zivil und strafrechtliche Haftung von Unternehmen fuer Menschenrechtsverletzungen, edited by M. et al. Krajewski. Forthcoming.

Co-author. "The Unification of Law in Federal Systems." D. Halberstam, co-author. In General Report for the Thematic Conference of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Forthcoming.

"The European Advantage in Global Lawyering." Zeitschrift fuer Europaeisches Privatrecht (Forthcoming).

"Historical Jurisprudence." In The Oxford Handbook of Legal History, edited by D. Dubber and C. Tomlins. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

"Comparative Law." In International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law. Forthcoming.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 2017 ed. W. R. LaFave et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing, 2017.

"Creating (and Teaching) the "Bail-to-Jail" Course." Ohio J. of Crim. L. 13, no. 2 (2016): 475-85.
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Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 4th ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2016.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure. 4th ed., vols. 1-7. W. R. LaFave et al., co-authors. West's Criminal Practice Series. Eagan, Minn.: Thomson West, 2015.

Co-author. White Collar Crime in a Nutshell. 5th ed. E. S. Podgor, co-author. Nutshell Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic Publishing, 2015.​

Co-author. White Collar Crime. 4th ed. E. S. Podgor, P. J. Henning, and P. D. Borman, co-authors. Hornbook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic, 2015.​​

Co-editor. Modern Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments, and Questions. 14th ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-editors. West Academic Publishing, 2015.​

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 2015 ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic Publishing, 2015.​

Co-author. Basic Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments, and Questions. 14th ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic Publishing, 2015.​

Co-author. Advanced Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments, and Questions. 14th ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic Publishing, 2015.​
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