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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. Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell. 8th ed. W. R. LaFave, co-author. West Nutshell Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2014.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 2013 ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2013.

Co-author. Modern Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments and Questions. 13 ed. W. R. LaFave et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2012.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2012.

Co-author. Basic Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments and Questions. 13 ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2012.

Co-author. Advanced Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments and Questions. 13 ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2012.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 2010 ed. Y.Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2010.

Co-author. White Collar Crime: Law and Practice. 3rd ed. E. S. Podgor, P. D. Borman, and P. J. Henning, co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2009.

Co-author. White Collar Crime in a Nutshell. 4th ed. E. S. Podgor, co-author. West Nutshell Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2009.

Co-author. Principles of Criminal Procedure: Post-Investigation. 2nd ed. W. R. LaFave, N. J. King, and O. S. Kerr, co-authors. Concise Hornbook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2009.

Co-author. Principles of Criminal Procedure: Investigation. 2nd ed. W. R. LaFave, N. J. King, and O. S. Kerr, co-authors. Concise Hornbook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2009.

"Kamisar, Yale." In The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law, edited by R. K. Newman, 305-6. Yale Law Library Series in Legal History and Reference. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2009.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution: Leading Supreme Court Cases and Introductory Text. 2009 ed. Y. Kamisar et al., co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2009.

Co-author. Criminal Procedure. 5th ed. W. R. LaFave, N. J. King, and O. S. Kerr, co-authors. Hornbook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2009.
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