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Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Databases

Title & Link Description
WestlawNext Campus Research A comprehensive collection of news and business information and law-related resources. It accesses federal and state cases including U.S. Supreme Court cases; briefs; statutory, regulations and legislative materials; national journals and law reviews; legal encyclopedias and dictionaries; European Union materials; and other reference materials. Full-text articles from several major national and international newspapers are contained.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text Contains records selected from important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.
Legal Periodicals Full Text Includes full text articles plus indexing of important legal journals and books. Subjects Covered: Administrative Law, Antitrust Legislation, Banking, Constitutional Law, Domestic Relations, Environmental Protection, Estate Planning, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law, International Law, Labor Law, Landlord/Tenant Decisions, Malpractice Suits, Minorities, Multinational Corporations, Negligence, Non-Profit Corporations, Occupational Health & Safety, Politics, Probate, Products Liability, Public Law, Real Property, Securities, Tax Law, Trade Regulation.
Social Sciences Full Text Indexes and abstracts articles in social sciences journals covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields. Full text coverage begins in January 1995. Subjects covered include addiction studies, anthropology, area studies, community health, corrections, criminal justice, environmental studies, gender studies, minority studies, political science, psychology, public welfare, social work, sociology, and urban studies.
ProQuest Research Library Provides many full-text articles. As a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers, it provides a core list of periodicals plus supplemental subject-specific modules. Social Sciences resources are included.
The Oyez Project: U.S. Supreme Court Cases A multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work.
JSTOR A unique database archiving scholarly journals; some titles are available from the 1800s.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) A website administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice.
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) The United States’ primary source for criminal justice statistics
Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) Infobase of State Activities and Research (ISAR) A clearinghouse of current information on state criminal justice research, programs, and publications.

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