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Judicial Systems, Courts & Judges

Congress and the Courts (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1787 to present
Congress and the Courts, featuring William H. Manz’s Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History, brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.

Court Rules, Federal info

Coverage to present
Court rules for the federal courts of appeals, district, bankruptcy and other federal courts.

Court Rules, Wisconsin info

Coverage to present
Wisconsin Supreme Court and local circuit court rules by county.

Court Statistics Project info

Coverage 1998 to present (updated annually)
Collects and analyzes data relating to the work of state courts.

Hurst Collection (J. Willard) info

Coverage 1932 to 1997
The J. Willard Hurst Collection details the career of the man commonly identified as the father of modern American legal history. Hurst was a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he developed the field of American legal economic history through his scholarship and teaching. The collection includes Hurst's personal outlines and notes; course texts; publications; publication reviews; research notes; correspondence (incoming and outgoing); personnel records; photographs; audio recordings; and typewriter.

Judicial Statistics, Verdicts & Sentencing info

Coverage to present
Information on jury awards and verdicts, criminal sentencing, and court statistics.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database info

Coverage 1970s to present
Abstracts of publications on criminal justice, including government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research as compiled by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Includes some links to full-text resources.

Customized e-mail delivery of new NCJRS publications is available at no charge with JUSTINFO.

Oxford Reference Online - Law info

Coverage to present
Legal titles within Oxford Reference Online include The Oxford Companion to American Law, The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, A Dictionary of Law, A Dictionary of Law Enforcement, The New Oxford Companion to Law, The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, and The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

State Court Web Sites (National Center for State Courts) info

Coverage to present
Judicial branch links focusing on the administrative office of the courts, the court of last resort, any intermediate appellate courts, and each trial court level.

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