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dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
High Courts Judicial Database
The High Courts Judicial Database (HCJD) provides coded information on the content of universes or random samples of the decisions produced by eleven of the top courts of the world.data

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Journal of Supreme Court History
Published for the Supreme Court Historical Society, the journal and the society are dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court.data

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Crime, Law and Social Change
peer reviewed journal that publishes essays and reviews addressing the political economy of organized crime whether at the transnational, national, regional or local levels anywhere in the worlddata

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice
a refereed journal for high quality research and analysis in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justicedata

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
John Kastellec
Needs descriptiondata

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Matthew Hall
University of Notre Dame, replication data on research page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Supreme Court Database
the definitive source, contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided between 1946 and 2012.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Federal Judicial Center Biographical Database
extremely helpful resource for research on federal judgesdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Paul J. Wahlbeck's Papers & Replication Data
Mostly about the U.S. Supreme Courtdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
TRAC Immigration Tool
Data on immigration court actions, deportationsdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Joseph D. Ura
Associate Professor and Associate Head in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Chris W Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh, see dataverse page.data

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Journal of Law and Courts
From the Law and Courts Organized Section of the American Political Science Association.data

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Criminal Justice Studies
a quarterly refereed journal, publishes articles that deal with substantive criminal justice and criminological issuesdata

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Journal of Experimental Criminology
focuses on high quality experimental and quasi-experimental research in the development of evidence based crime and justice policydata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Judicial Research Initiative
From the University of South Carolina, easy to navigate site contains key datasets for judicial behavior researchdata

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dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Tom Clark's Replication Data
Primarily law and courts datadata

dataPolitical Science Journals; Law Courts Justice
Justice System Journal
Interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research articles on all aspects of law, courts, court administration, judicial behavior, and the impact of all of these on public and social policy.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Supreme Court Citation Network Data
This page contains links to two sets of data on citations in the U.S. Supreme Court from the U.S. Reports.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Constitute Project
Beautiful online environment to read, search, and compare the world’s constitutionsdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Lee Epstein
Washington University in St. Louis, see dataverse.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Transitional Justice Research Collaborative
data on three primary transitional justice mechanisms—human rights prosecutions, truth commissions, and amnesties—for 109 democratic transitions in 86 countries around the world, from 1970-2012.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Comparative Constitutions Project
Comprehensive data about the world's constitutions, download data page.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; Law Courts Justice
Andrew Martin
Primarily studies of Supreme Court voting, methodologydata