School of Justice Studies Blog

Written by Rasmussen College - School of Justice Studies instructors and students, the justice studies blog shares criminal justice articles and infographics about career and educational paths in law enforcement, paralegal studies, and health services.

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5 Signs You Should Be Working in Law Enforcement

Not everyone is cut out to be a police officer. Find out if your traits fit the bill for a successful law enforcement officer. If these characteristics sound like you, you could be on the road to a fulfilling career working in law enforcement.

6 Intriguingly Famous Court Cases that Captivated the Nation

As a society, we consume a lot of fictionalized drama through pop culture. It’s no surprise our interest grows when given a front-row seat to the latest developments of a real-life, high-profile criminal case. Join us as we remember some of the most famous court cases in recent history.

Civil Law vs. Criminal Law: Breaking Down the Differences

Whether you are interested in exploring a career in law or just curious about how our legal system works, it can be helpful to understand the nuances of the field. One common confusion is civil law versus criminal law. Join us as we explore the differences.

Order in the Court! A Visual Guide to Courtroom Jobs [Infographic]

Who are all of those people in the courtroom? What do they do? It turns out you don’t have to go to law school to work in this environment. There are a variety of courtroom jobs out there for people of all interests and education levels. Use this handy resource to learn more about who’s who in the courtroom.

8 Things You Didn't Know About the Rasmussen College Law Enforcement Program

If you’re considering a career in law enforcement, you may be wondering how the path differs from the traditional academic track. These programs are chock full of the interesting and essential training courses law enforcement professionals need to excel in their field. Learn more about what makes the Rasmussen College program unique.

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