US Law: Other Suggested Resources

November 22, 2010

Federal Sentencing Statistics by State, District, and Circuit

Annual data on sentences imposed on convicted criminals in the U.S.

November 22, 2010

Crime in the United States

Crime data for the nation and individual states. From the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports series.

May 14, 2010

National Indian Law Library-Tribal Law Gateway

Provides access to over four hundred constitutions and over two hundred and forty codes/ordinances of the federally-recognized tribes and Alaska Native villages in the United States.

April 28, 2009

Judicial Facts and Figures

Current and historical caseload data for the U.S. Courts of Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Includes numbers of civil and criminal cases filed.

February 13, 2009

First Amendment Center

From Vanderbilt University, the site includes a First Amendment Library, glossary of terms, current and archived news of First Amendment related stories, and a small collection of Congressional Research Service reports regarding First Amendment issues.

February 11, 2009

Justia Blawg Search

Law blog (blawg) directory which allows users to search for blawgs in various categories including types of law, state law blawgs, country blawgs, and law school blawgs.

August 15, 2008


From the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown, this database indexes a selection of journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics.

August 15, 2008

Federal Judicial Center

Education and research support office for the U.S. courts provides court histories, biographies of federal judges, and access to research produced for the federal judiciary.

August 15, 2008

American Bar Association

Although primarily the official site of the Association, it also offers information valuable to students and the general public from immigration to tax tips, and brief publications on broad areas of the law.

August 15, 2008

Landmark Supreme Court cases

Useful tool for understanding a selection of the U.S. Supreme Court's most historically significant cases. Provides summaries of the cases, excerpts from the opinions, links to the complete text, analysis of the decision's impact and relevance, and more. From The Supreme Court Historical Society and Street Law, Inc.


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