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  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E860
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last updated: 2/19/2013

Criminal Justice

Pertains to research that bridges the study of crime with study of law, culture, race, and gender as well as major components of the criminal justice system and the causes and distribution of crime. Accomodates topics such community justice, dispute settlement, violence, cross-cultural studies, and critical theory. Scholars come from varying and multidisciplinary backgrounds including but not limited to anthropology, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, and sociology, and criminology.

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Resources at IU

Alcohol-Drug Information Center

Center for Constitutional Democracy

Center for Law, Society, and Culture

Center for Security Informatics

Department of Criminal Justice

Institute for Drug Abuse Prevention

Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions


Internet Resources

ACLU Freedom Network

Bureau of Justice Statistics' Drug and Crime Page

Criminal Justice Profiles

Crime in America

Center for Substance Abuse Research

Community Policing Consortium

Criminal Justice Reference-Terminology, Definitions and Study Guides

Criminal Justice- California State University, Stanislaus

Criminal Justice Profiles

Critical Criminology Division of the American Society of Criminology

D.C. Public Safety Profile

Drug Reform Coordination Network Online Library of Drug Policy


Hieros Gamos -The Comprehensive Legal Site

Justice Information Center

National Center for State Courts

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN)

US Department of Justice

Wadsworth Criminal Justice Resource Center

World Justice Information Network

Virtual Law Library


Associations and Organizations

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

American Society of Criminology

Criminal Justice Organizations, Centers, and Associations

Criminal Justice Profiles

FBI Homepage

Google Directory of Criminology

Institute for Law and Justice

Vera Institute of Justice

Yahoo! Criminal Justice Organizations





last updated: 2/19/2013