Baxter Library > Recommended Web Sites > Law & Justice
Amnesty International http://www.amnestyusa.org/
Read up on human rights violations from around the world. This is the link to the United States based Amnesty International.
Bureau of Justice Statistics http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/
Features statistics about crime, law enforcement, the federal justice system, etc. Sponsored by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
A comprehensive website for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals. Legal issues can be searched or browsed. Topics include education law, real estate and small business.
Locating Legal Research Materials http://www.virtuallegalresearch.com/locatinglegalresources.htm
This is an authoritative website that contains worldwide information on lawyers and law firms.
Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Nolo Press http://www.nolo.com/
Comprehensive publishers providing legal information for the layperson includes articles, a legal glossary, and state legal research.
World Criminal Justice Library Electronic Network http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~wcjlen/WCJ
For research on crime and justice this website from the Library of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University is the best single resource in the world.