Causes of Hate
Crimes: Economic versus Demographic -- from the American
Civil Rights: An Overview -- from Cornell Law School
Legal Information Library. It is important to understand the rights
of those who are victims of hate crime.
Crimes Statistics -- a full report from the FBI, in .pdf
format. A short list by jurisdiction are
It takes a while for full reports of current year to come out.
Crimes Research and Statistics -- from the U.S. Dept. of
Justice Office of Statistics
Crimes Research Network
Watch--the Southern Poverty Law Center, sponsor of the Teaching
Tolerance program, has been reporting on hate groups and militia
groups since the early 1990's, and has very complete info about them.
Race, Racism and the Law
race, racism and racial distinctions in the law. It examines the role
of domestic and international law in promoting and/or alleviating
racism. The site includes statutes, cases, excerpts of law review
articles, annotated bibliographies and other documents related to race
Understanding the Issue -- The Understanding the Issue section
lays out the facts and policy alternatives, while the Public Opinion
section offers a detailed profile of public thinking about the issue.
Southern Poverty Law Center
-- is internationally known for its tolerance education
programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its
tracking of hate groups. It publishes the document "The Year in Hate".
An excellent site for researching Hate groups and crimes.
"Taguba Report" on Treatment of Abu Ghraib Prisoners
--includes news stories on hate and tolerance, a clickable U.S. map of hate groups, a review
of tolerance in American history and more.