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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6 Unbelievable Unsolved Crimes to Intrigue Your Inner Investigator

Let’s face it – it might be a while before the next Steven Avery or Adnan Syed works his or her way into the limelight. But there are a number of equally-intriguing cases that haven’t received as much press. In the meantime, let these six suspenseful unsolved crimes put your inner investigator to work.

6 Popular Paralegal Specialties that Could Help Win the Case

You want to be seen as a valuable asset from your first day on the job, and that means specializing. Concentrating on a precise area of focus could be the key to making you more marketable as a paralegal. It’s also a great way to land a corporate legal position rather than working at a firm.

7 Ways to Stay Up to Date on Trends in Law Enforcement

There are plenty of resources out there for individuals like you who are interested in law enforcement. We identified some resources to help direct your focus. Whether it is the police news making headlines, conversations over law enforcement technology or career-related information, the list below will have you covered when it comes to the latest trends in law enforcement.

Counselor, Activist, Advocate: What is a Social Worker, Exactly?

The specifics of daily duties, work environments and earning potential for social workers all depend on how you decide to focus your efforts. But we’re here to help give you a better idea of what the career entails so you can decide if it’s an opportunity that suits you.

9 True Crime Podcasts for Future Investigators

If you can’t get enough of TV shows like Solved and Dateline, we know you’ll love these nine true crime podcasts. Bookmark this list and revisit whenever you’re itching to unleash your inner investigator!

What is eDiscovery? How to Become a Paralegal Cyber Sleuth

eDiscovery has become a crucial part of a paralegal’s job due to the increased prevalence of information sharing via technology. Learn more about this exciting aspect of the legal field as we consult the experts and break down everything you need to know about eDiscovery!

Winter Safety Tips to Keep You Warm & Worry-Free this Season

We enlisted some safety experts to gather their advice on a host of winter safety issues that commonly plague northerners. We combine their insight with a little research of our own to include a variety of helpful pointers. So whether you’re hanging holiday lights or driving on an icy road to visit relatives, know that there are extra precautions that you can (and should) be taking.

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