Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section
of a Murder -- A Trip Through Our Nation's Legal Justice System.
Civil Liberties Union--the foremost defender of the Bill of
Rights, including rights against self-incrimination, illegal search
and seizure, and cruel and unusual punishment.
Procedure Law: An Overview -- "The rules of criminal
procedure are different from those of civil procedure, because the two
areas (criminal and civil) have different objectives and results. In
criminal cases, the state brings the suit and must show guilt beyond a
reasonable doubt, while in civil cases the plaintiff brings the suit
and must only show the defendant is liable by a preponderance of the
evidence." Includes full-text documents.
Criminology File-- with links to crime statistics, info on
prisons, death penalty, and more
A Legal Overview -- includes full-text documents
Rules of Evidence, Searchable
Crimes Enforcement Network--includes data on money laundering,
news releases, info on how to follow the money trail.
'Lectric Library-- Includes a legal dictionary, reference
desk, text files of court cases, laws, articles.
and the Law -- links
Federal and State Legal Definitions of Child Pornography, Obscenity and
"Harmful to Minors"
Nations Crime and Justice Information Network.--a global crime
prevention and criminal justice information network. Created in an
effort to centralize the input from nongovernmental organizations and