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Crime Library
Site provides links to articles about the criminal mind, forensic sciences and psychology, and case studies of criminals.
Criminal Justice Careers, Degrees, and Resources (US-based)
Site provides information and links to the U.S. criminal justice system: law enforcement, the court system, and the corrections system.
Discover Criminal Justice
Site provides information on and links to US-based criminal justice degree programs, as well as feature articles and interviews.
Religion and Crime
Article discusses the relation between religion and crime.

Forensic Psychology

Access to Justice Network
Site provides information about many areas of Canadian law including young offenders, aboriginal people, juries, and other topics.
Becoming a Forensic Psychologist
Article briefly discusses how a person can become a Forensic Psychologist.
Crime Times: Biological Causes of Criminal, Violent, and Psychopathic Behaviour
Site provides links to many articles concerning forensic psychology.
Eric Clearing House and Assessment and Evaluation
"Resources for locating psychological and educational tests including standards, test selection tips, [and] a searchable database of test descriptions."
Ethical Considerations of Trial Behaviour Consultants
Article discusses the ethics of jury selection and the influence of non-verbal behavior.
Firstline--Criminal Law Information
Site provides information about the process after one is caught committing a crime and about other topics concerning law. Some topics include the jury, the trial, and young offenders.
Forensic Psychology on the Net
Site provides a number of links concerning forensic psychology.
Forensic and Psychological Assessment and Expert Witness
Site provides information and links concerning forensics and psychological assessment.
On the Witness Stand: Essays on Psychology and Crime
Classic essays about psychology and crime by Hugo Munsterberg.
Psychometrics Canada
Site provides information about the selection and assessment of psychological tests.
The
Article discusses the use of having a mental disorder as a defence.
Zeno's Forensic Site: Information on Forensic Science
Site includes links to other sites concerning forensic psychiatry/psychology and expert witness.

Recovered Memories

Definition of Memory and Memory Implications
Site provides a description of memory, amnesia, implicit memory, and the accuracy of memory.
Elizabeth Loftus--Leading Researcher in False Memories
Elizabeth Loftus' site provides links to articles she has written about false memories.
Mistaken Identity Can Land Innocent People in Jail
Site includes an interactive simulation that lets you experience first hand how people can mistake the identity of criminals.
Questions and Answers About Memories of Childhood Abuse
Article addresses the generation of repressed, recovered, and suggested memories.
Recovered Memories of Sexual Abuse: Scientific Research and Scholarly Resources
Site summarizes a number of pertinent findings from research concerning recovered memories of sexual abuse.
Recovered Memory Project
Site includes links to "full-text articles, abstracts, and data tables on recovered memories, memory research, malpractice, ethics and related topics, 22 peer-reviewed studies about amnesia and child abuse, [and] 24 publications on traumatic amnesia in holocaust survivors."
Recovered Memory Therapy and False Memory Syndrome
Article discusses how false memories are created, "how memory really works, [and] why recovered memory therapy is bad therapy."
Repressed Memories & Recovered Memory Therapy (RMT)
Some topics covered by this site are what are/are not recovered memories, what techniques are used in recovering memories, how often do repressed memories occur, and how reliable are recovered memories.

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