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Criminal Justice

To assist the community of Penn State faculty and students interested in exploring the field of crime, law and justice, this page has been developed to help you locate library resources.

General Resources

Law Reviews & Legal News

Note: A law review journal is a journal typically published by students at a law school or a bar association. Often these are reviews of legal cases and a discussion of legal issues and are not considered empirical research. They will often be used by lawyers to discover relevant cases for their client's case.

United States Congress & Public Policy

These resources provide excellent summaries of United States public policy issues discussed in Congress on a weekly basis.  Broader topics are discussed further in the almanac and multi-year resources listed below.