Deviance & Crime


Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Site contains data and information about all aspects of the criminal justice system in the U.S.

Death Penalty and Human Rights
This is a mega site to links on facts and topics on the death penalty.

Death Penalty Information Center
This site offers information and statistics in regard to the death penalty in the U.S.

Child Abuse: Statistics, Research and Resources
Site maintained by Jim Hopper, Ph.D. has information on child abuse.

National Youth Violence Prevention
This site is sponsored by the White House Council on Youth Violence, and provides resources and facts on preventing youth violence.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights maintains this site dealing with hate crimes and other issues of civil rights.
The organization Stop Prisoner Rape hosts this site dealing with the problem of rape in U.S. prisons.
This site provides information on the death penalty from the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
This site, operated by the U.S. Department of Justice, provides a great deal of information on computer crime and issues surrounding intellectual property.

The Insanity Defense
This site provides a history of the insanity defense

This site provides access to PowerPoint slide shows on Insanity, NGMI, and famous insanity trials.

Assessment of Insanity
The steps involved in assessing insanity.

Assessment of Competency
The steps involved in assessing competency.

Cases Involving the Insanity Defense
Links to short articles about criminal cases that have involved the insanity defense.

Defense of the Insanity Defense
A clinical psychologist defends the insanity defense and its value to the community and the legal system.

Forensic Testimony in Capital Cases
How a forensic psychologist or psychiatrist assesses for mitigating factors that may spare a defendant from the death penalty.

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
This is the web site of an advocacy and policy group, which focuses on prevention and intervention, rather than punishment, as way to meet needs of society and juveniles.



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