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Law

  • Civil Liberties and the State: A Reference Guide Gale
    Provides documents pertaining to civil liberties in America, including the debates over arbitrary state action, due process, equal protection, freedom of speech, and privacy issues. (2011)
  • Constitutional Amendments Gale
    Defines the 27 amendments in comprehensive chapters with detailed narratives on the process behind each amendment. (2012)
  • Crime and Punishment Around the World Gale
    Explores crime and punishment throughout the world through the eyes of leading experts, local authors and scholars, and government officials. (2010)
  • Latinos and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia Gale
    This book promotes understanding of Latinas and Latinos and the U.S. criminal justice system, at the same time dispelling popular misconceptions about this population and criminal activity in the United States. (2017)
  • Supreme Court Compendium Gale
    Presents historical and statistical information on every important aspect of the U.S. Supreme Court. Includes its history, development as an institution, the justices' backgrounds, nominations, and confirmations, and the Court's relationship with the public and other governmental and judicial bodies.(2015)
  • Teen Rights Freedom: Privacy Gale
    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the right to privacy, a fundamental right of all Americans, including teenagers. (2012)

Political Science

  • Campaigning for President in America: 1788-2016 Gale
    Provides insight into the major issues and events surrounding American presidential elections across more than two centuries, from the earliest years of the Republic through the campaigns of the 21st century.
  • Child Soldiers: A Reference Handbook ABC-Clio
    This book is about child soldiers and the efforts over the past several decades to end children’s presence in the military across the globe. (2012)
  • Congress Investigates
    Investigations of critical historical importance, and includes illustrations, detailed chronologies, and brief overviews of each investigation. (2011)
  • CQ Electronic Library Congressional Quarterly
    Search CQ Researcher, CQ Global, Political Handbook of the World, and CQ Weekly Reports all at once. (Updated regularly)
  • Cyber Warfare: A Reference Handbook Gale
    This book examines the many facets of cyber combat--from the threats of information exposure that American civilians encounter on a daily basis, to the concern of keeping up with the capabilities of China and Russia, to the inherent dangers in ignoring cyber threats. (2015)
  • Encyclopedia of Global Studies
    Provides a reference work for the emerging field of global studies, covering both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes. (2012)
  • Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology Wiley
    Features almost 300 entries contributed by leading international scholars that examine the psychological dimensions of peace and conflict studies. (2011)
  • International Encyclopedia of Political Science Gale
    Provides a definitive, comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognizing the theoretical and cultural pluralism of our approaches and including findings from the far corners of the world. (2011)
  • Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Gale
    Covers the major forces that have shaped American politics from it's founding to today. Addresses eras, institutions, political parties, presidents, and documents including military, electoral, and economic events, as well as social movements, popular culture, religion, education, race, and gender. (2010)
  • Privacy Gale
    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the right to privacy, a fundamental right of all Americans, including teenagers.(2012)
  • Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism Gale
    Explores the impact of terrorism on economics, public health, religion, and even pop culture. Ethical issues such as the role of torture in interrogations, competing notions of security versus liberty, and the debates over FISA legislation and Guantanamo Bay are covered. (2011)
  • Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Sciences Perspectives
    This encyclopedia views war through the lens of the social sciences, looking at the causes, processes and effects of war and drawing from a vast group of fields such as communication and mass media, economics, political science and law, psychology and sociology.(2017)
  • World At Risk: Global Issues Sourcebook Gale
    Provides analysis of current global hot topics. Addresses a wide range of key issues, including demographics, economics, education, health, politics, and security.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States
    Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the U.S. Each entry consistently contains data on 50 rubrics. (2007)

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Websites

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    Find Lawyers, Legal Forms, Answers to legal questions

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