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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
The NCJRS is a searchable database of criminal justice information publications, articles and online information. The database provide full text and/or online access to much of the information.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics provides statistics and survey information relating to the criminal Justice system throughout the United States. It includes information on crime, criminals, the court system, corrections, and law enforcement.
FBI Uniform Crime Reports
This provides online access to the"indexed crime" that is reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI web site provides information about its history, mission, current operations, most wanted list, and employment opportunities.
Department of Justice
This is the web portal to the agency that oversees the justice system of the United States.
Federal Judiciary
This is's portal to the judicial system of the United States.
OYEZ - U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia
This site provides audio and video access to information related to our highest court including audio of oral arguments and opinions of the court.
U.S. Courts (Map)
This is a map outlining the federal judiciary system with links to the federal districts.
Law Library of Congress
This is the web portal for the Library of Congress's legal information including some digitized information and collections.
Core Documents of Democracy
This site provides access to the foundation documents of our democracy, including the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, the Constitution of the United States, and more.
Code of Federal Regulations
This site provides online access to the regulations in place that our federal agencies use to enforce the laws of the United States.
United States Code
This is an online database of the laws of the United States.
United States Sentencing Commission
This is the web site of the agency that provides sentencing guidelines for the various jurisdictions of the United States.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
This is the web portal for the ATF. (Note: this site may not be accessible from computers with higher levels of security; if "access denied", adjust your browser's security level or contact your network administrator.)
Federal Register
This is the online version of the Federal Register, which announces pending changes to the rules and regulations governing the operation of the U.S. Government.
United States Copyright Office
This web site of the Library of Congress provides information about copyright and how to apply for copyright protection.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
This site provides access to the application procedure for patents and trademarks and also provides a database of digitized patents and trademarks including original graphic drawings.
Military Legal Resources
This page from the Library of Congress provides access to the legal resources made available by the United States military.
Treaties In Force 2009
This is the most recent edition of this publication, issued by the Department of State.
Public and Private Laws of the United States
This site, presented by FDsys, provides access to public and private laws of the United States back to the 104th Congress (1995-1996).
Thomas - Legislative Information from the Library of Congress
Thomas is a database of information about Congressional Bills back to the 101st Congress (1989-1990) that have been considered, including those that have become law (with links to the Official Congressional Record).
This is an online database that allows searching for proposed rules and regulations and final rules that appear in the Federal Register. It also allows users to make comments and to view other comments to proposed regulations
Popular Name Table
This is a link to the popular name table of acts in the United States Code. This site is maintained by the Law Revision Council of the United States House of Representatives.
United States Statutes at Large (Digitized)
This is a link to the official version of the United States Statutes at large maintained on the FDsys web site. Scroll down the page as it is listed in the collection in alphabetical order.
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