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Criminal Justice and Law Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Criminal Justice Research Databases

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

Historical Statistics of the United States

Homeland Security

ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

Legal Collection

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts

NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) Abstracts Database

NORC: Criminal Justice

This resource is provided by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.


Index, abstracts, and full text covering sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture, and social structure are available.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

This source provides information from over 600 sources, which presents system characteristics, public opinion, offenses known, arrests, judicial processing, and corrections.

Thomas Reuters Westlaw Campus Research

Thomas Reuters Westlaw Patron Access - Ohio Jurisprudence 3d

Access to Ohio Jurisprudence is available by navigating to the tab for “State Materials,” then clicking on “Ohio,” then look for “Secondary Sources,” where you will find Ohio Jurisprudence 3d.

Uniform Crime Reporting

U.S. Courts