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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8 Types of Paralegals Who Specialize in Different Fields of Law

With paralegal employment growing much faster than the national average and a relatively short educational path, this could be the perfect legal career you’re seeking. Keep reading to learn more about the general duties and the different types of paralegals working in the legal field.

Cracking Cases with Digital Forensics

To help you better understand digital forensics, we spoke with three seasoned experts in the field to get the inside scoop. Keep reading to learn about the field and the critical role digital forensics plays in investigations—as well as some examples of high-profile cases cracked by it.

9 Careers in Criminal Justice for Degree Holders to Consider

What can you do with a Criminal Justice degree, exactly? We did a little research to give you a better understanding of the criminal justice careers this degree could lead you to. Keep reading to familiarize yourself with nine criminal justice careers available to those with the right education.

What I Wish I Knew BEFORE Becoming a Paralegal

Take a moment to learn some of the gritty details of working as a paralegal—from the mouths of paralegals and the lawyers who hire them. Use this expert insight to help you decide if this important legal profession is for you.

30 Legal Terms Every Future Criminal Justice Professional Should Know

We rounded up some of the most common legal terms used by both court professionals and law enforcement, so you can understand two sides of the criminal justice field. So next time you are hours-deep into a Law & Order marathon, you can rest easy knowing you’ve got a solid handle on the legal terminology used throughout the justice system.

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