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This is a site for law students. It includes notes about important constitutional issues, links to Supreme Court... see more

This text is designed as a first course in criminal justice. It covers police, courts, and corrections, integrating the... see more

This lesson focuses on the Crito, in which Socrates argues against the idea that he should escape the penalty of death... see more

This is an interactive game called Constitutional Trivia, although it is really Jeopardy. Question topics are 1787... see more

This site presents comprehensive information regarding the death penalty, indiviudal state laws concerning the death... see more

In a study published in POLS Medicine (an peer-reviewed open-access journal) in April by the Public Library of Science,... see more

ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site... see more

This site "investigates the bizarre case of Terence Garner. It is a story that seems fit for a novel, with unforgettable... see more

The U.S. is one of the very few countries in the world that allows children under eighteen to be prosecuted as adults and... see more

This is Bloom and Owen's National Institute of Corrections report on Gender Responsive Strategies for Women (2002). It is... see more

Street Law, Inc. and The Supreme Court Historical Society are providing teachers with a full range of resources and... see more

Sound Portraits' radio documentaries (broadcast on NPR's All Things Considered and Weekend Edition) are audio profiles of... see more

This site provides nine detailed case studies on human rights issues: Clinton's response to Kosovo, the International... see more

FRONTLINE's documentary, "The Execution," examines capital punishment through the life and crimes of self-confessed... see more

The Sentencing Project works for the reform of unfair and ineffective criminal justice policies and promotes alternatives... see more

Death Penalty Focus is a large and growing group with members from all walks of life who come to their concern about... see more

The USDOJ site is an excellent reference guide to the many different aspects of the Federal System.

This site offers an investigation into how campaign cash is corrupting America's courts.  There is a lot of supplemental... see more

This is a two film series from Frontline. The first film, Solitary Nation, looks at the growing use of solitary... see more

'The science of DNA testing can now establish with near certainty who did or didn't commit a crime. Why, then, do inmates... see more

After being interrogated relentlessly for many hours, four U.S. Navy sailors separately confessed to committing a violent... see more

This website is about heroes. In particular, it profiles individuals who have furthered the cause of racial justice at... see more

This course examines the contemporary problem of political violence and the way that human rights have been conceived as... see more

This on line sourcebook provides comprehensive information concerning criminal justice system characteristics, public... see more