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Public records and investigative reporting websites

Posted by lrath on December 18, 2006

Journalists use a number of free websites to locate information for investigative stories. These websites may link to business filings, public records, courts and legal information, and health and medical information. Below is a list of websites that were recommended by a journalist, in case you need to investigate a story of your own.

Public record finder
State Courts
Incarceration records by state
National Sex Offender registry
Updates on law, media and technology
Targeted legal research
Connecticut (CT) case lookup
CT professional licenses
NJ Civil Motion calendar
NJ Professional licenses
NY Professional licenses
Federal Tax Court
NYS Attorney look-up
NYC City Admin (decisions by NYC agencies)
Evaluating Medical Information on the WWW
Evaluating Risk
The Cost of Poverty
Public Company Information
Business filings by state

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