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CJU 461: Constitutional and Criminal Law and Justice

For All Assignments - Use OneSearch

OneSearch is a good place to start your research. Use this search box to find books, peer-reviewed articles, videos, and more. After you search, you can use filters to narrow your search.

Other Databases

Use the following library databases to find sources for your different assignments. Each one contains different information so try more than one. Not sure which one to use? Ask a librarian and we'll be happy to help you choose the best one!

For Reflection Papers

The following databases contain information on many current issues. They may be good resources to find references for your reflection papers.

Find an Amendment 

Use these library databases to find resources for your Amendment of Choice assignment.

Find Court Cases in the News

High-profile court cases may be covered in local or national news. Try searching for the key defendant or prosecutors' names in the library's newspaper databases. Once in a database you can also search for specific newspapers or regions to narrow your search.

Find Specific Court Cases in Google

The easiest way to find a specific court case and read the legal language of it, is to search Google Scholar.

Below the Google Scholar search box, you can select "Case Law" and select "United States" or a specific state.

After selecting these options, search for the court case, number, or names of those involved.


Additional sites that may be helpful for finding court cases and other information: