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Empirical Legal Research

This guide provides information on Empirical Legal Research, and identifies pertinent print and online resources available through the NYU Law Library

U.S. Government Statistics

Many governmental agencies collect and maintain statistical information on a wide variety of topics such as crime, economics, labor, and vital statistics.  There are a number of websites that provide access to the data sets and statistics collected by the government.  Below are links to a select number of data sets available on the web.  This is not meant to be an exhaustive list.