The Congressional Research Service (CRS) "serves as nonpartisan shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress." Its mission is to provide Congress with research and analysis on all issues of national policy.
Written by a criminal law professor from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, this article explores the history and current state of racial profiling in the United States.
The American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary bar association made up of lawyers and law students; their stated goals include the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession.
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Contains some 300,000 articles selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.
Consists of a series of essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue. Provides over 250 topics, each with an overview, point (argument),counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
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