Professional organization for Criminal Defense Lawyers "to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct." The Resource Center includes a list of websites on a variety of legal topics.
A bipartisan organization that provides a forum for state legislators and their staffs to discuss state issues. Research tab contains information about state legislation, including issues of Civil and Criminal Justice.
The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.