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American Presidency Project

Searchable database containing : The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913) The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to Bush (1929-1993) The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2007)

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  • Provided by: University of California - Santa Barbara

Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines

This site is maintained by Stanford University Libraries. Includes copyright FAQ and research information, fair use, public domain, and website and academic/educational permissions.

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FBI Records. The Vault

This site provides public access to FBI documents from government investigations ranging from Black Panther Party to UFOs.

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  • Provided by: United States Department of Justice

Jurist Legal News and Research

Legal news and real-time legal research service powered by a mostly-volunteer team of over 30 part-time law student reporters, editors and Web developers led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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  • Provided by: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Legal Information Institute

Sections include federal and state information, including constitutions and codes, court opinions, all laws, and directories to lawyers and law schools. Maintained by Cornell Law School.

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  • Provided by: Cornell University Law School

Oyez Project

The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. Visitors to the site may listen to audio recordings of court cases dating back to 1955, find authoritative information on Supreme Court Justices, and take a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building.

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  • Provided by: Chicago-Kent College of Law

Pew Research Center

Independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues.

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Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Data taken from over 100 sources from many aspects of criminal justice, including public opinion, crime and victims, arrests and seizures, courts and prosecution, and parole and the death penalty. Sourcebook is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice and Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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  • Provided by: United States Department of Justice

THOMAS

THOMAS is a comprehensive resource maintained by the Library of Congress that provides public access to federal legislative information. Using this site, you may research various aspects of the Legislature including: bills, resolutions, the congressional record, current congressional activity, committee reports, schedules/calendars, presidential nominations, treaties, and more.

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USA.gov

Get information about the U.S. government and government services from this site. Using USA.gov, you may identify and contact elected officials, research federal grant opportunities, and view reports on government progress. You may also search government agencies at the state, local, and tribal level.

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  • Provided by: United States Federal Government