Subject and alphabetical list of ASLS Law Library's Online Legal Resources
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016
- American Fact Finder
Database for U.S. Census data. It can be used to find statistics about population, housing, industry and business.
CenStats databases provide US statistical data on building permits, business patterns, international trade, occupational data by race and sex, and USA counties.
- Crime & Justice Data Online
From the Bureau of Justice, statistics about crime including FBI reports, homicide trends, administrative statistics, along with profiles of prosecutors’ offices.
- Empirical Legal Resources (Cornell)
This Web site provides helpful tools for conducting empirical research, including several extensive databases of federal and state cases, instruction modules on statistics, scholarly articles, and lists of statistical resources available at Cornell University
- Equal Employment Opportunity File
Statistics on race, ethnicity, and sex composition of the labor market; includes data within a specified geography and job category.
- National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Statistics relating to corrections, the courts, delinquency, homicide, international crime, police data, and much more.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Database of over 7,000 full-text NCJRS reports on justice and drug related information to support policy development.
- NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
The National Technical Information Service serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. For more than 60 years NTIS has assured businesses, universities, and the public timely access to approximately 3 million publications covering over 350 subject areas.
- Open Data Website
The World Bank offers free access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe.
- Regional Accounts Data
Presents Gross State Product, State Personal Income, and Local Area Personal Income. Data is available for multiple years. Produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
- SciTech Connect (Department of Energy)
Full text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.
- Supreme Court Database
This database was created for researchers, journalists, citizens, and students interested in the United States Supreme Court. For each case decided by the Court between the years 1946 and 2012, this database contains over two hundred pieces of information, including the identity of the lower court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the action, the laws considered, and the votes of each of the Justices.