TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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Crime Policy

Americans With Disabilities
Americans with Disabilities Document Center

Civil Liberties and Privacy
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Civil Liberties Home Page
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Echelon Watch- Administered by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Global Internet Liberty Campaign

Congress and Legislation
Thomas- Federal Legislation Server
House of Representatives Directory
U.S. Senate Directory
Mr. Smith E-mails Washington
My Government: E-mail Members of Congress

Criminal Defense Organizations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Federal Defender's Association (AFDA)
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB)

Death Penalty
Texas Death Penalty Statistics from the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice
Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC)
Southern Center for Human Rights
Derechos Human Rights Death Penalty Links
Cornell Univ. Death Penalty Site
Death Row Speaks
Capital Defense Network
Anti-Capital Punishment Resources
The Moratorium Campaign
National Coalition Against the Death Penalty

Drug Laws and Wars
State by State Guide to Marijuana Penalties - from NORML
NORML - National Org. for Reform of Marijuana Laws
Drug Policy Alliance
Marijuana Policy Project
Common Sense for Drug Policy
Drug Sense Organization
Drug Policy Research Center by Rand
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
Office of National Drug Control Policy
U.S. Sentencing Commission
Frontline: Snitch
The Drug Library
The Drug War Clock
Drug News - Searchable
Drug Information on the Web
Drug War Facts
1999 Federally Commmissioned Medical Marijuana Report
Medical Marijuana Research Summary

Financial Crimes
S.R. McMillan: Resources for Defense of Financial Crimes
Federal Crimes Enforcement Network

Forfeiture Backgrounder
F.E.A.R. Organizaton (Forfeiture Endangers Americans' Rights)

National Youth Gang Center
Compilation of Gang-Related Legislation

Human Rights
Amnesty International
International Human Rights Law Group
Derechos Human Rights Links
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and Optional Protocols

Juvenile Justice
No "War on Youth" On-Line Resources
Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Prison Sites & Publications
National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
Bureau of Prisons
Bureau of Prisons Judicial Manual
BOP Facilities/Offices
Prisoner Rights Law-Cornell
Prison Legal News
The Fortune Society - Helping Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners

Psychology & Mental Health
Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyers Association's Mental Health links
Forensic Psychiatry
Psychology Journals On-Line

United States Sentencing Commission
The Sentencing Project
Federal Sentencing Statistics by State

Wrongful Convictions
Convicted by Juries, Exonerated by Science (1996)
What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know About DNA Testing
Post-Conviction DNA Testing: Handling Requests
Frontline: A Case for Innocence
The Injustice Line
Truth In Justice
Wrongful Convictions and Eyewitness Testimony
Justice: Denied - Magazine for the Wrongly Convicted

Police/Prosecutorial Misconduct
Racial Profiling Briefs & Links
Taking Cash into Custody, Kansas City Star
Cop Crimes: Police Brutality
Win At All Costs, Pittsurgh Post-Gazette
West Virginia Supreme Court Investigative Report on Fred Zain

American Immigration Daily
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Page
The INS On-Line: U.S. Department Justice
National Lawyers Guild Immigration Project
Siskind's Immigration Newsletter

Search Engines
Dogpile Search Engine
Google Search Engine
Martindale Hubbell Lawyer Directory

Legal and Crime Megasites
Cybrary: Dr. Frank Schmalleger's Criminal Justice Directory
Dr. O'Connor's Megalinks in Criminal Justice


Lexis. Com (fee-based)

Think Tanks and Research Organizations
Political Think Tanks
Center for Constitutional Rights
Rand Corporation: Think Tank and Research Center
Anti-Racism. Net
Justice Information Center (NCJRS)

Indigent Defense
National Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyer's Indigent Defense Page
Department of Justice's Indigent Defense Resources
Georgia Indigent Defense Council
National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news