Information Institute - Criminal Law
Cornell University and the Legal Information Institute provide an excellent
array of sources covering criminal law, including federal laws, regulations,
judicial decisions, international materials and federal agency information.
Although a commercially-supported site, Talk Justice provides an excellent
resource with fully annotated links, alphabetically arranged, covering
a wide variety of criminal law-related research. This site hosts a forum
for the discussion of crime and criminal justice issues.
Buffalo Criminal Law Center http://www.wings.buffalo.edu/law/bclc/index.htm
The Buffalo Criminal Law Center, hosted by the Buffalo School of Law,
provides a website with links to criminal law resources on the Internet.
Users can access penal codes, codes of criminal procedure, and criminal
legislation, both national and international. A link to Penal Law Web
provides access to a comprehensive online digest of American criminal
law. Of special interest is the Penal Code Comparer that allows users
to compare penal codes by topic side by side on a split screen.
Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is a federally-sponsored information clearinghouse for people around
the country and the world involved with research, policy and practice
related to criminal justice. NCJRS hosts one of the largest criminal justice
libraries and databases in the world - the NCJRS Abstracts Database. The
database includes over 160,000 criminal justice publications, including
federal, state, and local government reports, journal articles, books
and research reports, and statistics. Users have a choice of searching
this abstract database or a collection of over 1,500 full-text publications.
Links to other criminal justice sites are provided via this web site,
including the FBI, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Institute,
and many institutes, associations, and agencies dealing with criminal