Criminal Assault – Resource Links
Criminal Law: An Overview
The Legal Information Institute (LII) provides basic information on how the criminal law system works.
Uniform Crime Reports
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) tracks the overall crime numbers and statistical fluctuations of 17,000 law enforcement agencies.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics gathers, analyzes and publishes information on how both offenders and victims are treated by the criminal justice system.
The Sentencing Project
The Sentencing Project works to reform criminal sentencing laws and promote alternatives to incarceration.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to the prevention of child abuse, domestic violence, sexual crimes and youth violence.
Criminal Procedure: An Overview
LII outlines how people are prosecuted for crimes in the U.S. and describes their rights during this process.
U.S. Constitution: Eighth Amendment
Full text of the Eighth Amendment and links to related information.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
This website contains information on domestic violence, including resources for people who think they may be abusing a loved one.
National Crime Prevention Council
The NCPC works to educate people on how to prevent crime through personal safety measures and community programs.
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