National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Exhibit: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877) - The Dred Scott Decision
Photographs from 1925 Tennessee vs. John Scopes "Monkey Trial" in Smithsonian Archives
The Scopes 'Monkey' Trial on virtual Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Scopes Trial in the Clarence Darrow Collection, University of Minnesota Law Library Special Collections.
The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records.
The Cornell University Witchcraft Collection Part of Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell's Witchcraft Collection contains over 3,000 titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft, primarily in Europe.
Modern Translations of Several Ancient Near Eastern Laws may be found in
Roth, M., Hoffner, Harry A, Michalowski, Piotr, & American Council of Learned Societies. (1995). Law collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor (2nd ed., Writings from the ancient world ; no. 6). Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press. Available as an eBook with a JJay login
Chapters include English translations of:
Many English translations of these and other Ancient Near Eastern texts may be found in: Hallo, W., & Younger, K. (2003). Context of Scripture : Canonical Compositions, Monumental Inscriptions and Archival Documents from the Biblical World. Leiden: BRILL. available as an e-book with a JJay logon
Famous Trials By Professor Douglas O. Linder
John Jay Library Criminal Trial Transcript Collection
John Jay Library Criminal Trial Pamphlet Collection (info on)
John Jay Library Special Collections Guide
John Jay Library Digital Collections
Research Guide on NYC Criminal Court records
Research Guide on Primary Sources
Research Guide on Humanities and Justice Studies