Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law – From a Georgetown Law Grad

Georgetown Law Center graduate Nathaniel Burney (L ’97) recently published¬†The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law, which is available from Jones McClure Publishing. ¬†Started as as a series of online comics to debunk popular myths about criminal law, the collection of writings and illustrations now covers seventeen chapters across more than 300 pages.

Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law

The five parts in the book cover an introduction, purposes of punishment, guilt, inchoate crimes, defenses and a summary of related topics.

Here’s an example illustration from a series of comics relating to questions of police entrapment:¬†

Entrapment comic

Stop by the library to check out a copy, read the Tumblr site where this all began, or pick up a copy online.

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