Criminal Procedure

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Criminal Procedure, Fourth Edition.

The SAGE edge site for Criminal Procedure by Matthew Lippman offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


This contemporary, comprehensive, case-driven textbook from award-winning professor Matthew Lippman combines clear explanations of foundational concepts with thought-provoking examples to encourage students to think critically about legal principles and apply the rules of law to criminal procedure. Organized around the challenge of striking a balance between rights and liberties, Criminal Procedure, Fourth Edition emphasizes diversity and its impact on how laws are enforced. Built-in learning aids, including You Decide scenarios, Legal Equations, and Criminal Procedure in the News features, engage students and help them master key concepts.


We gratefully acknowledge Matthew Lippman for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Alicia Fisher for developing the ancillaries on this site.