Research Databases: Criminal Justice & Law

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    (JSTOR) Complete historical full text of all issues of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
  • Legal Collection
    (EBSCO) Provides full text for almost 250 law journals including information in such areas as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics, with backfiles of selected titles from 1965 to the present.
  • LexisNexis Academic New!
    (LexisNexis) Contains laws and court rulings as well as law reviews and legal analysis for state and federal courts; full-text U.S. and world news articles, magazines, and journals; and company profiles for private and public businesses.
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  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) (LSCS Libraries)
    Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.
  • Texas Statutes - free web
    (State of Texas) Texas laws.
  • Gale Legal Forms(LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
    (Gale) View, add to, and print Texas legal forms in such areas as wills, leases, and divorces.
  • U. S. Code - free web
    (U.S. House of Representatives) United States Laws.

Also Try:

  • EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
  • Federal Register - free web
    (National Archives and Records Administration) Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents - 1994 to present.
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    (EBSCO) Locate peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed. No full text, but search for the publication title in LSCS Libraries' A-Z database for availability online or in one of the libraries' collections

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