Academic Associations and Research Groups
Centre de Recherches Sociologiques sur le Droit et les Institutions Pénales (CESDIP) Besides excellent information in French, this includes a section in English on penal issues.
Crime and Punishment in New Brunswick (Be warned that this may take awhile to load.)
Criminal Justice Forum (CJF), Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, (MSU) Abhishekapatti, Tirunelveli 627 012 Tamil Nadu INDIA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The site includes a link to their newsletter, the Crime and Justice Perspective.
Historical Violence Database, sponsored by the Criminal Justice Research Center, Ohio State University. For information, contact Randy Roth, who describes this site as a “data zoo.”
International Association for the History of Crime and Criminal Justice This includes information on the bi-annual, bi-lingual (English/French) journal, Crime, Histoire & Sociétés/Crime, History & Societies; the Herman Diederiks Prize; conferences; and related institutions.
SOLON, the Nottingham Trent University & Oxford Brookes University Partnership, “Promoting Interdisciplinary Studies in Bad Behaviour and Socially Visible Crime,” including information on their research project, contributers, the Galleries of Justice Partnership, Conferences and Events, and the Feminist Crime Research Network.
Crime and Punishment, Hambleton and London, general editor Martin Blinkhorn
The History of Crime and Criminal Justice, Ohio State University Press, edited by David R. Johnson and Jeffrey S. Adler
Crime, Histoire & Sociétés/Crime, History & Societies; this site includes article abstracts in both English and French. The CHS is freely available online. Articles are accessible from its first number through three years previous to the current year. Summaries and reviews are accessible immediately upon publication. The journal will also soon be available on Google Books.
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Law and Politics Book Review, an electronic publication sponsored by the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Reviews remain available for an indefinite period of time.
Online Quarterly Review of Crime, Ethics and Social Philosophy, an interdisciplinary international journal, the official journal of the European & International Research Group on Crime, Ethics and Social Philosophy (ERCES).
Policing and Society The Table of Contents link takes you to recent article abstracts.
The Beat, otherwise known as the London Policing Museum
Bibliography of British Police History, an excellent data base that is kept up-to-date
Guide to the Archives of the Police Forces of England and Wales (1991) Be aware that many of these listings are out of date. Most items can now be found at various county record offices.
Please send Joanne Kleinadditional links or corrections to this page. Surely there are other Criminal Justice/Legal History Sites in addition to those for the British Police.