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Criminal Justice

This guide serves as an overview for criminal justice research.

Subject Headings:

The following are a sample of Library of Congress Subject Headings related to Criminal Justice. The LC subject headings can be used when searching both the online catalog and the library’s online databases.

 Appellate procedure

Bankruptcy

Capital Punishment

Constitutional amendments

Child Abuse

Computer applications in criminal justice

Corrections

Correctional institutions

Court records

Crime

Criminals

Criminal Behavior

Criminal Justice

Criminal justice institutions

Criminal law and procedure

Criminal Rehabilitation

Criminology

Defense

Deviance

Drug abuse and crime

Family Violence

Female juvenile delinquents

Female offenders

Forensic genetics

Gangs

Grand jury

Insurance Law

Investigative techniques

Justice

Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile justice

Law enforcement

Legal correspondence

National Security

Police

Police discretion

Prisons

Punishment

Race and crime

Violence

New Books in Criminal Justice

CREDOReference

Call Numbers:

The majority of the Criminal Justice materials will be shelved in the HV6001-HV9960 call number range. 

HV6001-HV7220.5 --> Criminal Classes; Victims of Crime; Crimes and Offenses.

HV 6035-6197 Criminal anthropology, including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime

HV 7231-HV 9960 --> Social work with delinquents and criminals; Prevention of crime; Gun control; Police; Private Security services and prisons.