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SOWK 370: Social Work and the Criminal Justice System: Policies/Legislation

The criminal justice system affects many of social work’s clients while ensuring public safety and offering services to offenders and victims of crime. This course examines the intersection between the profession of social work and the American criminal j

How to find laws, acts, or statutes

A law may be referred to as an act or a statute.
Acts of Congress are published in the U. S. Statutes at Large:
Library of Congress - Statutes at Large
The full text of more recent laws are on the GPO FDsys and Congress.gov websites

Commonly Requested U.S. Laws and Regulations

Canada: Policies, regulations, and laws by department or agency

Primary Documents

Primary vs Secondary Sources