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Federal Research Resources   State Research Resources Secondary Sources: Federal Data Sources Secondary Sources: Journals, Legal Opinions, and Dictionaries Domestic/International
Secondary Sources: U.S. Treaties & Foreign/International Law

 


Secondary Sources – Federal Data Sources

Many government data sources are made available to the public for free online. Check the websites of relevant agencies or organizations to look for additional data.


The Bureau of Justice Statistics provides data on courts, crimes and law enforcement.

Visit Bureau of Justice Statistics

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website offers data on general health topics as well as specific diseases.

Visit CDC Data & Statistics

Visit Data.Gov

Data.Gov offers a searchable catalog which includes over 70,000 datasets on a wide range of topics. Datasets from federal, state, academic and other institutions are included.

Visit DataGov

Transactional Records Access Clearing House (TRACfed) provides information about staffing, spending, and enforcement activities of the federal government.

Visit TRACfed

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website offers access to data about the United States in a variety of formats.

Visit U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau site provides access to data about the United States in a variety of formats.

Visit U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Supreme Court Databases include data on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1953 to 2005.

Visit U.S. Supreme Court Databases

 

Federal Research Resources   State Research Resources Secondary Sources: Federal Data Sources Secondary Sources: Journals, Legal Opinions, and Dictionaries Domestic/International
Secondary Sources: U.S. Treaties & Foreign/International Law