Tuesday, June 28, 2005

This website is loaded with reports and factsheets about every aspect of the prison and crime control industry.

An independent magazine that reports on the human rights conditions of prisons, mostly in the USA but also in other countries.

The Criminal Justice Forum dares to examine how the criminal justice system really works. Their mission is:
*to assist the public to better understand the criminal justice system
*to help those involved in the system find resources they need
*to advocate crime prevention and reduce recidivism
*to encourage the more effective use of tax dollars and precious resources

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online. Brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice.

Activism, news and comment....Their purpose is to promote peace, equality and human rights throughout the world.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Unit of the U.S. Department of Justice whose principal function is the compilation and analysis of data and the dissemination of information for statistical purposes.

Video on James Reyos aired by CBS Investigates on basically house arrest in a Texas halfway house after serving 28 years of a 31 year sentence for a murder that he confessed to. There is overwhelming evidence that he had nothing to do with this murder...even the Texas District Attorney doesn't believe that he was involved. Take a look!

The National Commission of the future of DNA evidence.

Site dedicated to Puerto Rican political prisoners and Puerto Rican prisoners of war.

NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

The manifestation of one of the most influential modern educational theories, the 6,900 entries in this major new reference work form the touchstone of what it means to be not only just a literate American but an active citizen in our multicultural democracy.

Learn more about the hard issues faced today in shaping criminal justice policies and practice.