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Criminal Justice

Arson and Explosives National Repository
Obtain statistics and information from the Explosives Incident System, National Fire Incident Reporting System, or the Church Arson Task Force.

Campus Security Statistics
Statistics on reported criminal offenses for over 6000 colleges and universities in the United States. Searchable by geographic region, state, city, type of institution, instructional program, name of institution, and number of students enrolled.

Federal Courts Finder
Includes opinions for U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit, D.C. Circuit and first through eleventh circuit courts.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) (About ICPSR at IUPUI)
Crime and justice data from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

Supreme Court Decisions:
from Cornell's Legal Information Institute OR from FindLaw OR from GPO Access
Cornell's site includes all decisions from 1990 to date, and 600 of the most historically significant decisions. FindLaw covers decisions since 1893, and GPO's site provides decisions from 1937-1975.

Uniform Crime Reports, County Data
Provides access to county level data on crimes reported and arrests as provided to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. From University of Virginia. Covers 1990-2002 only.

Last updated by on 11/03/2010