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Legal History: Crime and Punishment Research Guide

This guide details primary English and American resources on the history of crime and punishment.

Internet Resources

There are now many sources on legal history available on the Internet. A separate Guide to Legal History Databases is available on those Internet resources best to use for legal research in a specific area. As the Internet changes constantly, other sources may become available, so it is always a good idea to browse the Internet on your own, through search engines, as well as the use the sources listed below. See the Special Collections Librarian for more information.