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Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice and Law Databases

Criminal Justice and Legal Periodicals

Prentice Hall Cybrary of Criminal Justice

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Selected U.S. Government Web Sites:

 

The United States federal government gathers tremendous amounts of information and statistics on a wide array of subjects.  The Websites below are excellent places to start searching for legal and criminal justice information on the World Wide Web.

 

 

Bureau of Justice Statistics

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

The United States Department of Justice gathers statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims, trends, international statistics, and law enforcement information.

 

 

 

Legislative Information on the Internet

 http://thomas.loc.gov/

 This site, created by the Library of Congress, provides information on US laws, pending legislation, historical documents, and also offers links to state resources.

 

 

 NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service

 http://www.ncjrs.gov/

“NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.”  A limited full-text publication search is available for free, as well as abstracts and statistics. 

 

 

 

The Uniform Crime Report

http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm

The FBI compiles a variety of annual statistics, reports, and publications on crimes in the United States including topics such as Hate Crimes.

 

 

 

The US Governments Official Web Portal

http://www.firstgov.gov/

Referred to as “The official [online] gateway to all government information.”  This site offers a search box, A-Z agency directory, reference center, press releases, and links to state and local agencies.

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Websites:

 

 

 
Allyn & Bacon's Sociology Links - Criminal Justice

 http://www.abacon.com/sociology/soclinks/cj.html

 

 

California State University

 

 

Department of Criminal Justice Links

 

Center on Juvenile Criminal Justice

http://www.cjcj.org/links/index.php

 

Crime News

http://www.crimenews2000.com/links/

 

Criminal Justice Forum -  blog and radio show archives

http://www.criminaljusticeforum.com/

 

 

Dr. Tom O'Connor - Criminal Justice Mega Links

http://www.apsu.edu/oconnort/

 

 

 

FindLaw for the Public

 

 

LawCrawler - legal & web search engine

http://lawcrawler.findlaw.com/

 

 

Choose “Search” to access the FindLaw LawCrawler site.  This unique “law only” search engine can help you locate good resources on the Internet.

 

 

 

 

Florida State University - Criminal Justice Links

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/p/cjl-main.php

 

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - Criminal Justice Links

http://www.hks.harvard.edu/criminaljustice/links.htm

 

 

Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) - Criminal Jutice Links

http://www.iir.com/resources/links.htm

 

 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

http://www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/links/index.cfm?subid=136

 

 

Legal Information Institute

www.law.cornell.edu

 

Cornell Law School’s web page is an award winning site “of recent and historic U.S. Supreme Court opinions as well as the Supreme Court’s current oral argument schedule.  This site also features the full text of the U.S. code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil Procedure.”  The front page offers another useful feature, “Law Events in the News.”  Hyperlinks lead you to further information.

 

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACJD/links.html

 

 

North Carolina Justice Academy, Criminal Justice Links - (see Criminal Justice Links halfway down the right menu)

http://www.jus.state.nc.us/NCJA/cjlinks.htm

 

 

Northeastern State University, Oklahoma

Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department

an interesting collection of criminal justice links including

foreign sources, legal history, career, highway safety, victim & victimology, Native Americans, and

comparative criminal justice resources

http://arapaho.nsuok.edu/~DREVESKR/

 

 

Officer.com

http://www.officer.com/links/More_Web_Links/Criminal_Justice_Resources/

 

 

 

Prentice Hall’s Cybrary, The World’s Criminal Justice Directory

 

The cybrary maintains a list of what they consider to be the “Top 100 Picks” of websites related to criminal justice.  If you are undecided about a topic for your research paper, you can look through their topical directory (Browse Index) or enter keywords into their site search feature (Search Our Criminal Justice Links.)  This site was originally maintained by Dr. Frank Schmalleger.  He still sponsors a site at http://talkjustice.com/ which offers message boards and chat about criminal justice topics.

 

 

 

The Definitive Guide to Criminal Justice and Criminology on the World Wide Web is published both in print and electronic formats.  The print copy is behind the reference desk in the Peoples Library.  The companion web site is located at http://talkjustice.com/cybrary.asp.

 

 

University at Albany, University Library - Topics in Criminal Justice

http://library.albany.edu/subject/criminal.htm

 

 

University of Delaware, Internet Resources for Criminal Justice

http://www2.lib.udel.edu/subj/crjs/internet.htm

 

 

World Criminal Justice Library Network

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~wcjlen/WCJ/index.htm

 

 

Yahoo Directory, Society and Culture

http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Crime/

 

 

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