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Criminal Law

We chose this link from the Courtroom Television Network to provide some summer reading (crime fiction) but also crime news from around the world,
and reports on forensics and criminal profiling.
The foundation provides information to the public about the issues in state and federal anti-crime proposals. This site has a number of links
to useful online resources in the criminal justice area.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Click here to see proposed legislation.
Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit think tank that helps courts and criminal justice agencies aid victims, reduce crime and improve public trust in justice. The Center combines action and reflection to spark problem-solving innovation both locally and nationally.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics had information about crime and victims, law enforcement, prosecution, courts and sentencing, corrections and much more.
NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS hosts one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world, the NCJRS Abstracts Database. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 185,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials.
The modest description of this site, " - News and information from and about the federal courts," does not do justice (no
pun intended) to the wealth of links and information on this site, including news, book reviews, resource links, and forms.
American Organizations
The mission of the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data.
Systematic selection of codes, cases, & commentary covering the general & special part of American criminal law, with emphasis on the Model
Penal Code, New York Penal Law, & U.S. Code
Government Sites
From the U.S. Department of Justice, this site includes statistics about Crime & Victims, Prosecution, Federal Justice System, Criminal Offenders, Courts and Sentencing and more.
From the U.S. Department of Justice, this site includes statistics about Crime & Victims, Prosecution, Federal Justice System, Criminal Offenders, Courts and Sentencing and more.
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