Society of Criminology (ASC) Division on Critical Criminology
and the Section on Critical Criminology within the Academy of Criminal
Justice Sciences (ACJS) provides information about critical scholarship
related to crime and justice and is intended to link students, scholars,
and researchers with interests in critical criminology.
Society - Dedicated
to dealing with long-unsolved murders and other major cases. The
Vidocq credo is Veritas Veritatum - The Truth of Truths. The Vidocq
Society's 82 members come from 17 states and 12 countries with a
broad array of forensic specialties. The Society chooses its cases
carefully, working closely with local investigators and prosecutors.
All work is pro bono.
Information Service - Educating the public about the effects
of mind control used by destructive cults. Support and referral
to victims and those affected. Providing information in researching
destructive cults and cultic behavior. It does not pass judgment
on doctrine or beliefs.
Sexual Violence Resource Center - NSVRC provides information,
help and Support , influences policy, practice and research by providing
interaction, investigation, and promoting awareness within the anti-sexual
Is Restorative Justice? Restorative justice is a systematic
response to crime that emphasizes healing the wounds of victims,
offenders and communities caused or revealed by the criminal behaviour.
Center for Advancement of Public Policy - Fosters democratic,
and humane management in government, corporations, and organizations;
seeks the elimination of prejudice, sexism, and discrimination in
the workplace and society; and promotes research, investigation
Civil Liberties - Since our founding in 1920, ACLUs mission
is to fight civil liberties violations wherever and whenever they
occur. Every person in this country should have the same basic rights.
Civil Liberties Association - The British Columbia Civil Liberties
Association (BCCLA) is the oldest and most active civil liberties
group in Canada.
International - Dedicated to freeing prisoners of conscience,
gaining fair trials for political prisoners, ending torture, political
killings and "disappearances," and abolishing the death penalty
throughout the world.
Committee for Freedom of the Press - The Reporters Committee
for Freedom of the Press was created in 1970 when the nation's news
media faced a wave of government subpoenas asking reporters to name
On Campus, Inc. (S.O.C.) To educate prospective students, parents
and the campus community about the prevalence of crime on our nation's
college and university campuses.
Victims for a Just Society - Provides an opportunity for crime
victims and others who care to lend their voices and their talents
to efforts to create a more just society.
- Communities Against Violence Network -- Working internationally
to address violence against women, youth violence, and crimes against
people with disabilities.
VICTIMS FAMILIES FOR RECONCILIATION - Murder victims'
families face two things: a death and a crime. It is time we break
the cycle of violence. To those who say society must take a life
for a life, we say: "not in our name." -Marie Deans, founder of
Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation.
Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) - The National Organization
for Victim Assistance is a private, nonprofit organization of victim
and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice
agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers,
former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition
and implementation of victim rights and services.
Together A national resource for communities fighting substance
abuse and gun violence. A project of the Boston University School
of Public Health.
Institute on Addictions (RIA) Contributes to the following areas
of addictions research: etiology, prevention, and treatment; social,
psychological, and neurophysiological aspects; and health and medical
is a public interest research center to focus public attention on
emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First
Amendment, and constitutional values.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse -A consumer education, research,
and advocacy program to empower you to control your personal information
by providing practical tips on privacy protection.
Center For Auto Safety - Consumers Union and Ralph Nader founded
the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) in 1970 to provide consumers a
voice for auto safety and quality in Washington and to help lemon
owners fight back across the country.
Enables individuals and organizations to establish trusting relationships
based on respect for personal identity and information.
Privacy Leadership Initiative - Here you can find tips to keep
your information private, both online and off through tools and
resources to help businesses become more knowledgeable about good
Works -- Nonpartisan organization, strengthens citizen participation
in power. We give people the tools and opportunities to build democracy.
Consumers League -
To identify, protect, represent, and advance the economic and social
interests of consumers and workers.
Center for Insurance Research -- An independent voice for reform
in debates about insurance, banks, financial services companies
and related public policy issues around the nation. CIR focuses
on national and state issues of insurance and financial services
regulation in a range of areas including: mutual conversions, health
care, illegal discrimination, accessibility, quality assurance,
disclosure, corporate and regulatory accountability.