Comprehensive coverage of topics related to Criminology, Criminal Justice, Corrections and Prisons, Criminal Investigation, Forensic Sciences & Investigation, Substance Abuse & Addiction, and Probation & Parole with full-text content from the most important sources in the discipline.
Provides access to article citations, some with full text and graphics, from general academic periodicals (including peer-reviewed journals); full text coverage of U.S. and international newspapers, news sources, and news wires (including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal); ABI/INFORM (business news, company information, trade and industry);ProQuest Psychology Journals; ProQuest Dissertations and Theses-A&I; and Biology, Science, and Social Science Journals.
Includes over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and unrelated titles. Beginning in 2011, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.
A premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
Created by Peter W. Martin of Cornell University's Legal Information Institute, this tutorial discusses the purposes of legal citation and provides examples of citations. Cross-reference tables for The Bluebook, ALWD (Association of Legal Writing Directors) Citation Manual and state-specific practices are also provided.
This tutorial from Cornell University School of Law discusses proper citing for judicial opinions, constitutions, statutes, and more.
A project of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Oyez contains numerous resources regarding the U.S. Supreme Court, including the oral and written transcripts of many of the major Supreme Court cases since 1955.
From the University of Michigan Law School, the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse is " a close-to-comprehensive catalog of the cases in which plaintiffs have actually been awarded or negotiated injunctive relief."
Created by Michael Lissner as part of a masters thesis at the University of California, Berkeley School of Information, CourtListener was established with the intent to provide a "free and competitive real time alert tool for the U.S. judicial system." Information is available for all precedential opinions issued by the 13 federal circuit courts and the Supreme Court of the United States with further enhancements planned.
This website from Prof. Doug Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School contains timelines, images, evidence, commentary, and excerpts from famous trials in history, ranging from Socrates to of 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.
FedLaw was developed to see if legal resources on the Internet could be a useful and cost-effective research tool for Federal lawyers and other Federal employees. Fedlaw has assembled references of use to people doing Federal legal research and which can be accessed directly through "point and click" hypertext connections.
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
Created by Fastcase, this site contains information on :
- U.S. Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases
- Cases from all 50 states back to 1997
- Federal statutory law and codes from all 50 states
- Regulations, court rules, constitution and more.
- RSS feeds for recent court cases
Prepared by the Law Revision Counsel of the US House of Representatives, the site provides searching and browsing options that cater to all levels - from the average consumer to the serious researcher.