Criminal Law Resource

Equal Justice, USA
“Capital Defense Handbook For Defendants and Their Families” provides information and advice about death-penalty cases from the defense point of view.

ACLU: Prisoners’ Rights
Resource provided by the American Civil Liberties Union with information on national and state efforts to recognize and protect prisoner’s rights.

Justice Denied
“Justice Denied” is a magazine devoted to helping people who have been wrongly convicted of crime in the US and internationally.

The Sentencing Project
A national leader in the development of alternative sentencing programs and in research and advocacy about criminal justice policy.

Prison Policy Initiative
The Prison Policy Initiative conducts research and advocacy about incarceration and criminal justice policy.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Bureau of Justice Statistics is a bureau of the US Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs. It provides statistics on crime, law enforcement, the justice system, corrections and related trends.

Death Penalty Links
Links to Web sites with important information and opinions about the death penalty worldwide.

Innocence Project
The Innocence Project® of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University dedicated to gaining the freedom of wrongly convicted criminal defendants by using DNA testing methods and to advocating for reform of the criminal justice system in this regard.

Federal Sentencing Report
Congressional Research Service (CRS) report to Congress about the state of federal sentencing.

Practical Law
American Bar Association (ABA) practical legal information about criminal law and criminal defense.