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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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.

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Social Workers

Looking for thoughtful gifts for the special social worker in your life might have you stumped. Use this list as your guide to get you started finding that perfect gift that says “I see all that you do, and I appreciate you!”

Private Investigator vs. Police Detective: Making the Case

The case of private investigator versus police detective can be a tricky one. That’s why we gathered all of the facts to brief you on the differences between these two criminal justice careers. Examine the evidence for yourself and determine which career is right for you.

Police Wives Share Their Advice on How to Live with the Law

Not only are you concerned for your husband’s safety, but you aren’t quite sure what to expect as a police wife. How can you cope with the stress you're feeling about your husband's high-risk job? We connected with the wives of first responders who were once in your shoes to get their advice.

What is Human Services? Experts Explain Their Field

Perhaps friends or family have referred you to this field because of your altruistic personality. The idea intrigues you, but you still want to know: What is human services, anyway? We gathered some expert insight to answer that very question. Keep reading to learn more about this rewarding career field and find out if it’s the right fit for you.

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