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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.
National Criminal Justice References Service
Site provides articles related to drugs and crime, international crime, juvenile justice, law enforcement, courts, corrections, and victims of crime. However, the information is from the United States.
On the Witness Stand: Essays on Psychology and Crime
Classic essays about psychology and crime by Hugo Munsterberg.
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.
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 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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