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Criminal Justice

This resource is intended to guide your research in Criminal Justice courses. It will help you identify resources and strategies for topics within Criminal Justice.

Legal System & Laws

Understanding and applying laws and legal precedents in the legal system of the United States is key to the American Criminal Justice system, and many criminal justice topics will rely on information about Legal systems. The following resources can help you understand Legal Systems from a broad perspective. Be aware of your geographic focus and seek out resources that match. These resources can help you narrow your topic, learn about the language used to describe topics, and get you up to speed on the major advancements in this field.

Legal System & Law Databases

Research in U.S. Legal System & Laws utilizes core Criminal Justice resources and legal and political science resources. You may find it helpful to search the following databases for your research.

Case Law & State Statutes

U.S. Court System & Laws